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entoparasite

Syllabification: en·to·par·a·site
Pronunciation: /ˌen(t)ōˈperəsīt
 
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Definition of entoparasite in English:

noun

Biology
Another term for endoparasite.

Origin

late 19th century: from Greek entos 'within' + parasite.

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