Parasitism Synonyms

părə-sĭ-tĭzəm, -sī-
A relationship between two organisms in which one organism (the parasite) benefits and the other (the host) is harmed. Parasites derive nutrition from their host and may also gain other benefits such as shelter and a habitat in which to grow and reproduce.
  1. bloodsucking
  2. sponging
  3. dependency
  4. predatoriness
  5. predaciousness
  6. ravenousness

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