Anti-parasitical

parasitic

[par-uh-sit-ik]
adjective
1.
of, pertaining to, or characteristic of parasites.
2.
(of diseases) due to parasites.
3.
Phonetics, excrescent ( def 2 ).
Also, parasitical.


Origin:
1620–30; < Latin parasīticus < Greek parasītikós. See parasite, -ic

parasitically, adverb
parasiticalness, noun
antiparasitic, noun, adjective
antiparasitical, adjective
antiparasitically, adverb
nonparasitic, adjective
nonparasitical, adjective
nonparasitically, adverb
pseudoparasitic, adjective
unparasitic, adjective
unparasitical, adjective
unparasitically, adverb
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parasitic par·a·sit·ic (pār'ə-sĭt'ĭk) or par·a·sit·i·cal (-ĭ-kəl)
adj.

  1. Of, relating to, or characteristic of a parasite.

  2. Caused by a parasite.

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