endoparasitic

endoparasite

[en-doh-par-uh-sahyt]
noun
an internal parasite (opposed to ectoparasite ).

Origin:
1880–85; endo- + parasite

endoparasitic [en-doh-par-uh-sit-ik] , adjective
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endoparasite (ˌɛndəʊˈpærəˌsaɪt)
 
n
a parasite, such as the tapeworm, that lives within the body of its host
 
endoparasitic
 
adj

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endoparasite en·do·par·a·site (ěn'dō-pār'ə-sīt')
n.
A parasite, such as a tapeworm or hookworm, living within the body of its host.


en'do·par·a·sit'ic (-sĭt'ĭk) adj.
en'do·par'a·sit·ism (-sĭ-tĭz'əm) n.
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endoparasite   (ěn'dō-pār'ə-sīt')  Pronunciation Key 
See under parasite.
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