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hyperparasite

[hahy-per-par-uh-sahyt] /ˌhaɪ pərˈpær əˌsaɪt/
noun, Biology
1.
an organism that is parasitic on or in another parasite.
Origin
1825-1835
1825-35; hyper- + parasite
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hyperparasitic
[hahy-per-par-uh-sit-ik] /ˌhaɪ pərˌpær əˈsɪt ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
hyperparasitism, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for hyperparasitism

hyperparasite

/ˌhaɪpəˈpærəˌsaɪt/
noun
1.
an organism that is parasitic on another parasite
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hyperparasitism in Medicine

hyperparasitism hy·per·par·a·sit·ism (hī'pər-pār'ə-sĭ-tĭz'əm, -sī-)
n.
A condition in which a secondary parasite develops within a previously existing parasite.

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