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endoparasite

[en-doh-par-uh-sahyt] /ˌɛn doʊˈpær əˌsaɪt/
noun
1.
an internal parasite (opposed to ectoparasite).
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85; endo- + parasite
Related forms
endoparasitic
[en-doh-par-uh-sit-ik] /ˌɛn doʊˌpær əˈsɪt ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for endoparasitic

endoparasite

/ˌɛndəʊˈpærəˌsaɪt/
noun
1.
a parasite, such as the tapeworm, that lives within the body of its host
Derived Forms
endoparasitic (ˌɛndəʊˌpærəˈsɪtɪk) adjective
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endoparasitic in Medicine

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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endoparasitic in Science
endoparasite
  (ěn'dō-pār'ə-sīt')   
See under parasite.
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