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Many other wasp species also use complex venoms to parasitize spiders, caterpillars and even wasp larvae—sometimes turning them into zombie larva defenders.
There are two other species of Thelazia worms that infect humans, and Beckley’s infection represents a third species now known to parasitize humans.
In some cases, multiple wasp species parasitize one another, leading to a Russian doll of parasitic interactions.
Worm-snails can also carry certain blood flukes that parasitize loggerhead sea turtles, which are vulnerable to extinction.
Scientists think the genet gets access to insects that are stirred up by the larger animals or which parasitize them.
Why doesn’t the mussel just release its young into the water column, like any number of other freshwater mussels (whose larvae also find fish to parasitize, only by floating around willy-nilly)?
Of the 2,500 species of fleas known to science, 94 percent of them parasitize mammals, and the rest make a living on birds.
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medical Definition of parasitize
parasitizationalso British parasitisation play \ˌpar-ə-sət-ə-ˈzā-shən, -ˌsīt-\ noun
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