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parasitoidism

[par-uh-si-toi-diz-uh m, -sahy-] /ˈpær ə sɪ tɔɪˌdɪz əm, -saɪ-/
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1.
the feeding by certain insect larvae on host tissues such that the host remains alive until larval development is complete and then usually dies.
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