adjective see hyperparasite

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  • hyperparasitic — hy·per·par·a·sit·ic (hi″pər par″ə sitґik) pertaining to a hyperparasite. Called also biparasitic …   Medical dictionary

  • hyperparasitic — adj. living as a parasite on the body of another parasite (Biology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hyperparasitic — hy·per·parasitic …   English syllables

  • hyperparasitic — adjective see hyperparasite …   Useful english dictionary

  • hyperparasite — hyperparasitic /huy peuhr par euh sit ik/, adj. hyperparasitism, n. /huy peuhr par euh suyt /, n. Biol. an organism that is parasitic on or in another parasite. [1825 35; HYPER + PARASITE] * * * …   Universalium

  • hyperparasite — noun Date: 1833 a parasite that is parasitic upon another parasite • hyperparasitic adjective • hyperparasitism noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • hymenopteran — /huy meuh nop teuhr euhn/, adj. 1. hymenopterous. n. 2. Also, hymenopter. a hymenopterous insect. [1875 80; HYMENOPTER + AN] * * * ▪ insect Introduction   any member of the third largest and perhaps the most beneficial to humans of all insect… …   Universalium

  • superparasitism — 1. Association between parasitic Hymenoptera and their insect hosts. 2. An excess of parasites of the same species in a host, overtaxing the defense mechanism to the degree that disease or death results, in …   Medical dictionary

  • Dendrocerus — ? Dendrocerus Самец Dendrocerus …   Википедия

  • hyperparasite — ● hyperparasite adjectif et nom masculin Se dit d un parasite vivant aux dépens d un autre parasite. hyperparasite [ipɛʀpaʀʀazit] adj. et n. m. ÉTYM. XXe; de hyper , et parasite, probablt par l angl. (1889; hyperparasitic, 1833, in Oxford Dict.,… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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