Definition of parasitoid
: an insect and especially a wasp that completes its larval development within the body of another insect eventually killing it and is free-living as an adult
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He and two postdoctoral fellows in his lab, Ellen O. Martinson and Mrinalini (now at the National University of Singapore), were interested in understanding the diversity of toxins in parasitoid venoms and how those toxins evolve.
The chrysalis is unpacked, inspected for any sign of disease or parasitoids, then pinned to foam boards and placed into the emergence chamber.
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Medical Definition of parasitoid
: an insect and especially a wasp that completes its larval development within the body of another insect which it eventually kills and that is free-living as an adult
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