Medical Dictionary

hemoparasite

noun he·mo·par·a·site
variants: or chiefly British

haemoparasite

\ˌhē-mō-ˈpar-ə-ˌsīt\play

Medical Definition of hemoparasite

  1. :  an animal parasite (as a hemoflagellate or a filarial worm) living in the blood of a vertebrate

hemoparasitic

or chiefly British

haemoparasitic

\-ˌpar-ə-ˈsit-ik\play adjective

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