hemoparasite

noun

he·​mo·​par·​a·​site
variants or chiefly British haemoparasite
: an animal parasite (as a hemoflagellate or a filarial worm) living in the blood of a vertebrate
hemoparasitic adjective
or chiefly British haemoparasitic

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“Hemoparasite.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hemoparasite. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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