Parasite

• (n.) An animal which steals the food of another, as the parasitic jager. • (n.) An animal which lives during the whole or part of its existence on or in the body of some other animal, feeding upon its food, blood, or tissues, as lice, tapeworms, etc. • (n.) An animal which habitually uses the nest of another, as the cowbird and the...
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parasite

<biology> An organism which obtains food and shelter from another organism (for example Giardia). ... (27 Sep 1997) ...
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parasite

(L/Gk: para beside, past, beyond; sitos=food; parasitos someone who eats at someone else's table) an organism living in or on another organism, the host, at the latter's expense, and without being of use in return.
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parasite

(par´ә-sīt) a plant or animal that lives upon or within another living organism at whose expense it obtains some advantage; see also symbiosis. Parasites include multicelled and single-celled animals, fungi, and bacteria, and some authorities also include viruses. Those that feed upon human hosts can cause di...
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parasite

noun an animal or plant that lives in or on a host (another animal or plant); it obtains nourishment from the host without benefiting or killing the host
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Parasite

[Heroes] == Plot == After Simone Deveaux dies, Isaac Mendez blames Peter Petrelli for her death and tries to shoot Peter, but he turns invisible and flies out the window. Distraught, Peter goes to Nathan for help. Nathan says he will leave an anonymous phone call to the police, directing them to Isaac`s home. He advises Peter to get help fr...
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Parasite

[journal] Parasite is a peer-reviewed open access scientific journal covering all aspects of human and animal parasitology. The journal publishes reviews, articles, and short notes. It is published by EDP Sciences and is an official journal of the Société Française de Parasitologie (`French Society of Parasitology`). It is published by E...
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Parasite

Par'a·site noun [ French, from Latin parasitus , Greek ..., lit., eating beside, or at the table of, another; para` beside + ... to feed, from ... wheat, grain, food.] 1. One who frequents the tables of the rich, or who lives at another's expense, and earns his welcome by flatt...
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Parasite

A living thing that feeds on or in another living thing, e.g. a malaria parasite
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parasite

A parasite is an animal that lives on or within another animal (referred to as the host animal). A parasite either feeds on its host directly or on the food that the host ingests. In general, parasites tend to be much smaller than their host organisms. Parasites benefit from the relationship with a host while the host is weakened (but usually not k...
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Parasite

A parasite is an organism (a plant or animal) that lives on another organism (the host), obtaining nutrition from it and sapping or killing the host.
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Parasite

A parasite is an organism that lives in or on another organism - known as the host. The host derives no benefit from the parasite, and is often manipulated and harmed by the parasite. Many parasites use intermediary hosts as stages on their journey to animals further up the food chain, and in doing so will manipulate he behaviour of the host. For e...
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parasite

A plant that derives nourishment directly from another living plant.
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Parasite

a plant which derives most or all of its food from another organisim to which it attaches itself
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Parasite

a plant which derives most or all of its food from another organisim to which it attaches itself
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parasite

A plant without chlorophyll that obtains its nutrients by tapping into the branches, stems or roots of living green plants
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parasite

An animal or plant that gets nutrients by living on or in an organism of another species. A complete parasite gets all of its nutrients from the host organism, but a semi-parasite gets only some of its nutrients from the host.
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parasite

an animal or plant that lives in or on a host
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Parasite

An animal that completes its development on or in another animal but does not normally kill it.
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parasite

an often harmful organism that lives in or on another organism. For example, fleas are parasites. So are ticks.
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Parasite

An organism living in or on another and benefiting at the expense of the other. Often, though not always harmful to the host. Animal parasites include internal warms and external lice, mites, ticks etc.
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parasite

An organism living in or on another living organism (host) from which it extracts nutrients.
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Parasite

An organism living in or on another living organism (host) and obtaining its food from the latter. May be harmful (i.e., pathogen) or beneficial (e.g., mycorrhizae).
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parasite

an organism living on or in a different organism, from which it derives nourishment; compare saprophyte, epiphyte.
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Parasite

An organism living on or in, and negatively affecting, another organism
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