Biology. a relation between organisms in which one lives as a parasite on another.
a parasitic mode of life or existence.
Pathology. a diseased condition due to parasites.
In biology/ecology, parasitism is a non-mutual symbiotic relationship between
species, where one species, the parasite, benefits at the expense of the other, the
Nov 9, 2015 ... Parasitism, relationship between two species of plants or animals in which one
benefits at the expense of the other, sometimes without killing ...
Parasitism is a relationship between two different organisms where the parasite
harms the host. When worms live in a dog and take nutrients from the dog, this is
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1 : the behavior of a parasite. 2 : an intimate association between organisms of
two or more kinds; especially : one in which a parasite obtains benefits from a ...
Parasitism. A parasite is an organism that spends a significant portion of its life in
or on the living tissue of a host organism and which causes harm to the host ...
Parasitism and its root, parasite, come from para-, meaning "beside" or "next to,"
and sito, meaning "bread or food." There is parasitism in plant life, like the kudzu
parasitism An interaction of species populations in which one (typically small)
organism (the parasite) lives in or on another (the host), from...
par·a·sit·ism n. 1. A relationship between two organisms of different species in
which one is a parasite and the other is a host. 2. The characteristic behavior or ...