pseudoparasite

noun
pseu·​do·​par·​a·​site | \ -ˈpar-ə-ˌsīt How to pronounce pseudoparasite (audio) \

Medical Definition of pseudoparasite

: an object or organism that resembles or is mistaken for a parasite

Other Words from pseudoparasite

pseudoparasitic \ -​ˌpar-​ə-​ˈsit-​ik How to pronounce pseudoparasite (audio) \ adjective

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“Pseudoparasite.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pseudoparasite. Accessed 5 Jul. 2022.

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