nonparasitic

adjective
non·​par·​a·​sit·​ic | \ ˌnän-ˌper-ə-ˈsi-tik How to pronounce nonparasitic (audio) , -ˌpa-rə- \

Definition of nonparasitic

: not relating to, being, or caused by a parasite : not parasitic nonparasitic worms a nonparasitic cyst

First Known Use of nonparasitic

circa 1836, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of nonparasitic was circa 1836

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“Nonparasitic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonparasitic. Accessed 26 Jun. 2022.

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nonparasitic

adjective
non·​par·​a·​sit·​ic | \ -ˌpar-ə-ˈsit-ik How to pronounce nonparasitic (audio) \

Medical Definition of nonparasitic

: not parasitic especially : not caused by parasites nonparasitic diseases

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