parasitization
noun see parasitize

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • parasitization — (Amer.) n. act of infesting with parasites; living as parasites (also parasitisation) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • parasitization — n. [Gr. para, beside; sitos, food] The act of an organism taking food from the body of another organism (host) for the completion of its life cycle; usually detrimental to the host …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • parasitization — noun The act of being or becoming a parasite …   Wiktionary

  • parasitization — par·a·sit·iza·tion …   English syllables

  • parasitization — ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌsīd.ə̇ˈzāshən, ītə̇ noun ( s) : the state of being parasitized …   Useful english dictionary

  • fasciolopsiasis — Parasitization by any of the flukes of the genus Fasciolopsis. * * * fas·ci·o·lop·si·a·sis .läp sī ə səs n, pl a·ses .sēz infestation with or disease caused by a large intestinal fluke of the genus Fasciolopsis (F. buski) * * * n. a disease,… …   Medical dictionary

  • parasitizations — parasitization (Amer.) n. act of infesting with parasites; living as parasites (also parasitisation) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Melon fly — Adult melon fly Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia …   Wikipedia

  • Orthohalarachne — attenuata Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Arthropoda …   Wikipedia

  • parasitize — transitive verb ( ized; izing) Date: circa 1890 to infest or live on or with as a parasite • parasitization noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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