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Noun
/ˈparəˌsīt/,
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parasites, plural;
  1. An organism that lives in or on another organism (its host) and benefits by deriving nutrients at the host's expense

  2. derogatory. A person who habitually relies on or exploits others and gives nothing in return


  1. an animal or plant that lives in or on a host (another animal or plant); it obtains nourishment from the host without benefiting or killing the host
  2. leech: a follower who hangs around a host (without benefit to the host) in hope of gain or advantage
  3. (parasitic) relating to or caused by parasites; "parasitic infection"
  4. (parasitic) epenthetic: of or pertaining to epenthesis
  5. Parasitism is a type of symbiotic relationship between organisms of different species where one organism, the parasite, benefits at the expense of the host. Traditionally parasite referred to organisms with lifestages that went beyond one host (e.g. ...
  6. Parasite! is the second EP by Swedish heavy metal band Mustasch. It was released in 2006.
  7. # "Skanda's Tail" # "Mezmorized" # "Telementery" # "Karmic Implications" # "Language Of Silence" # "Raspy Honks" # "Colonization" # "Witch Doctor" # "Earth Tremors"
  8. Parasite is the artist name of raggacore/breakcore musician/producer Armin Elsaesser. He was born in Eureka, California and currently lives in Bristol, England.
  9. Parasite are a band from Surrey, England and were formed in 1998.
  10. The Parasite is the name of several fictional characters that appears in Superman comic book stories published by DC Comics. ...
  11. A (generally undesirable) living organism that exists by stealing the resources produced/collected by another living organism; A person who relies on other people's efforts and gives little back (originally a sycophant)
  12. (parasitic) Component of a circuit that does not show up in a circuit's schematic but does show up in the circuit's behavior; Pertaining to a biological or symbolic parasite; Drawing upon another organism for sustenance; Exploiting another for personal gain
  13. (Parasites) npl. What you see from the top of the Eiffel Tower.
  14. (Parasites) Small children (no flames please) that get in your way when you work in the barn. Many gather in swarms at horse shows.
  15. (parasites) Plants or animals that live off another creature (or even inside it), obtaining food and protection without offering any benefit in return.
  16. (PARASITES) Tapeworms (cestodes), flukes (trematodes) or roundworms (nematodes) found in fish flesh. Freezing fish to 0 degrees F for one week or cooking it to temperatures higher than 140 degrees F renders worms harmless. ...
  17. (Parasites) Micro-organisms which live within food and/or water which multiply inside another organism and cause illnesses such as food poisoning.
  18. (Parasites) Organisms that benefit by deriving nutrients from a host; causing sickness
  19. (Parasites) Organisms that derive nourishment and protection from other living organisms known as hosts. They may be transmitted from animals to humans, from humans to humans, or from humans to animals. Several parasites have emerged as significant causes of foodborne and waterborne disease. ...
  20. (Parasites) Single or multi-cellular organisms that require a living host to obtain nutrients. Parasites do not grow in foods but may form spore-like structures called oocysts. These are resistant to disinfectant treatments and can survive for long periods of time in soil, feces, and water supplies.
  21. (Parasites) These are tiny worms that live in fish, meat and humans.
  22. (Parasites) These tiny organisms can cause severe illness. Parasites need nutrients from their host to complete their life cycle. They are always associated with raw or undercooked meat and fish, including pork, bear meat and others.
  23. (Parasites) They are programs that are installed without the user’s consent on his computer and engage in activities that may affect the system leading to low Internet speeds, etc
  24. (Parasites) Worms more than protozoans infect wild balls, so if you are going to treat prophylactically without testing, use fenbendazole (Panacur) at 10-25 mg/kg rep 3 q 2 weeks (Klingenberg) or 50-100 mg/kg rep 2 q 2 weeks (Funk, in Frye).
  25. (Parasites) Worms or larvae that may occur occasionally in fish. All processors carefully inspect fish for parasites and cut out any discovered prior to shipment. Dead parasites are harmless but unappetizing.