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mimetism

[mim-i-tiz-uh m, mahy-muh-] /ˈmɪm ɪˌtɪz əm, ˈmaɪ mə-/
noun
1.
mimicry (defs 1, 3).
Origin of mimetism
1880-1885
1880-85; mimet(ic) + -ism
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  • It is a curious example of mimetism in favor of the flukes welfare.

    Parasites T. Spencer Cobbold

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