parasitize

verb par·a·sit·ize \ ˈper-ə-sə-ˌtiz , -ˌsī- , ˈpa-rə- \

Definition of parasitize

parasitized; parasitizing
transitive verb
:to infest or live on or with as a parasite

parasitization

play \ˌper-ə-sə-tə-ˈzā-shən, -ˌsī-, ˌpa-rə-\ noun

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First Known Use of parasitize

1872


Medical Dictionary

parasitize

transitive verb par·a·sit·ize
variants: also British parasitise play \-sə-ˌtīz, -ˌsīt-ˌīz\

medical Definition of parasitize

parasitized also British parasitised; parasitizing also British parasitising
:to infest or live on or with as a parasite

parasitization

also British parasitisation play \ˌpar-ə-sət-ə-ˈzā-shən, -ˌsīt-\ noun

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