endoparasite

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noun en·do·par·a·site \ˌen-dō-ˈper-ə-ˌsīt, -ˈpa-rə-\

Definition of endoparasite

  1. :  a parasite that lives in the internal organs or tissues of its host

endoparasitic

play \ˌen-dō-ˌper-ə-ˈsi-tik, -ˌpa-rə-\ adjective

endoparasitism

play \ˌen-dō-ˈper-ə-ˌsī-ˌti-zəm, -ˈpa-rə-, -sə-ˌti-\ noun

Origin and Etymology of endoparasite

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: circa 1882


Medical Dictionary

endoparasite

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noun en·do·par·a·site \-ˈpar-ə-ˌsīt\

Medical Definition of endoparasite

  1. :  a parasite that lives in the internal organs or tissues of its host—compare ectoparasite

endoparasitic

\-ˌpar-ə-ˈsit-ik\play adjective

endoparasitism

\-ˈpar-ə-ˌsīt-ˌiz-əm, -sə-ˌtiz-\play noun

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