Recent Examples of parasitize from the Web
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)?
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First Known Use of parasitize
Medical Definition of parasitize
: to infest or live on or with as a parasite
parasitisation\ˌpar-ə-sət-ə-ˈzā-shən, -ˌsīt-\play noun
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