Definition of Parasitizes

1. Verb. (third-person singular of parasitize) ¹



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Definition of Parasitizes

1. parasitize [v] - See also: parasitize

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Parasitizes

parasiticide
parasiticides
parasitics
parasitisation
parasitisations
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parasitised
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parasitising
parasitism
parasitisms
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parasitizations
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parasitized
parasitizes (current term)
parasitizing
parasitocenose
parasitogenesis
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parasitologic
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parasitologically
parasitologies
parasitologist
parasitologists
parasitology

Literary usage of Parasitizes

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1. Dwarf Mistletoes: Biology, Pathology, and Systematics by Frank G. Hawksworth, Delbert Wiens (1998)
"Other dwarf mistletoes, however, have broader host ranges—A. laricis, which principally parasitizes Larix occidentalis, also occurs on Abies, Picea, Pinus, ..."

2. Class Book of Economic Entomology: With Special Reference to the Economic by William Lochhead (1919)
"... which parasitizes the chrysalids of Papilio; and Ophion, a form with a compressed body, which lives on the Polyphemus moth and yellow-necked caterpillar ..."

3. Animal Parasites and Human Disease by Asa Crawford Chandler (1922)
"... of an inch long, occasionally parasitizes man in the Malay countries. ... inhabits the small intestine of the hog but occasionally parasitizes man ..."

4. Biological Control of Insects and Mites: An Introduction to Beneficial by Daniel L. Mahr, Nino M. Ridgway (1993)
"... parasitizes the pupae of filth flies. The family Pteromalidae is one of the largest in the superfamily. Some species are external, gregarious parasites ..."

5. Bulletin by Bureau of Biological Survey, United States (1900)
"Certain species which have beneficial food habits themselves destroy still more useful species, as exemplified by the cowbird when it parasitizes the song ..."

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