Definition of Parasites

1. Noun. (plural of parasite) ¹



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Definition of Parasites

1. parasite [n] - See also: parasite

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Parasites

parashot
parashoth
parasibirskite
parasigmatism
parasinoidal
parasinoidal sinuses
parasita
parasitaemia
parasitaemias
parasital
parasite
parasite-host ecosystem
parasite yew
parasitemia
parasitemias
parasites (current term)
parasitic
parasitic cyst
parasitic disease
parasitic diseases
parasitic eosinophilic lung disease
parasitic granuloma
parasitic haemoptysis
parasitic infection
parasitic jaeger
parasitic leiomyoma
parasitic melanoderma
parasitic otitis
parasitic plant

Literary usage of Parasites

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1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"Adult parasites possess little if any means of movement and such locomotor ... It is wise in this connection to emphasize the fact that the parasites do rot ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1911)
"The physiological adaptations of parasites are notable, especially in cases where the. hosts are warm-blooded. The parasites tend to become so specialized ..."

3. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1916)
"He found that out of 665, 240 were harboring intestinal parasites or a percentage of ... The varieties of parasites found were: Hookworms, 177 (62 females, ..."

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