ectoparasite


ec·to·par·a·site

noun \ˌek-tō-ˈpar-ə-ˌsīt\

Definition of ECTOPARASITE

: a parasite that lives on the exterior of its host—compare endoparasite
ec·to·par·a·sit·ic \-ˌpar-ə-ˈsit-ik\ adjective

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