Noun(1) an animal or plant that lives in or on a host (another animal or plant(2) a follower who hangs around a host (without benefit to the host
(1) the parasite attaches itself to the mouths of fishes(2) It was in essence a parasite leeching on to Western decadence and lack of will.(3) We consider three rejection scenarios by a host of a nonevicting parasite .(4) The relationship between host and parasite is not a simple one, and just as the parasite affects the host, so the host affects the parasite .(5) Only the latter could be accepted as evidence of coevolution between the parasite and a particular host.(6) By contrast, infection will tend to limit nitrate accumulation in the host roots as a result of nitrate transfer from host roots to the parasite .(7) Host radiation allows a parasite to expand its ecological niche by adapting to one or more novel hosts.(8) These neocon pseudofascists are like a parasite using the host Republican party to attain their ends.(9) Because host nestlings remain in the nest, the parasite must compete with host nestlings for food.(10) Every governmental attempt to ameliorate poverty seems to attract its own breed of parasite and leech.(11) an intestinal parasite of cattle(12) Detrimental effects on hosts can occur at several stages of the parasite 's life cycle.(13) the capitalist is really a parasite on the workers(14) They are literary parasites , the enemies of creativity and imagination.(15) I've repented my sins to Sepp and he has led me away from the bloodsuckers and parasites that threatened to dissolve my soul.(16) All parental hosts of heterospecific brood parasites must pay the cost of rearing non-kin.
(1) malarial parasite :: ogwu iba nje
1. hanger-on ::
3. leech ::
4. passenger ::
5. bloodsucker ::
7. bottom feeder ::
10. mooch ::
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I briefly considered
that I had a brain PARASITE.
The Big Bang Theory Season 8, Episode 8
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