endoparasitic


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en·do·par·a·site

 (ĕn′dō-păr′ə-sīt′)
n.
A parasite, such as a tapeworm, that lives within another organism.

en′do·par·a·sit′ic (-sĭt′ĭk) adj.
en′do·par′a·sit·ism (-sĭ-tĭz′əm) n.
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Adj.1.endoparasitic - of or relating to parasites that live in the internal organs of animals
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sup][41] Global DNA hypomethylation occurs mainly at repetitive sequences, promoting chromosomal instability, translocations, gene disruption, and the reactivation of endoparasitic sequences.
The management of these soil pathogens becomes difficult due to their high reproduction rate,short life cycle,wide host range and endoparasitic nature (Trudgill and Blok, 2001; Manzanilla-Lopez et al.
Plant parasitic nematodes pose a serious danger to several crops worldwide but endoparasitic nematodes (Meloidogyne spp.
Surveillance of endoparasitic infections and the first report of Physaloptera sp and Sarcocystis spp in farm rodents and shrews in central Taiwan.
The Endoparasitic Mite Sternostoma tracheacolum Lawrence (Ridnonyssidae) and the Endangered Gouldian Finch Erythrura gouldiae gould (Estrildidae): A Parasite-Host Relationship [thesis], Hobart, Tasmania, Australia: University of Tasmania; 1995.
Influence of host's sex and size on endoparasitic infrapopulations of Pseudoplatystoma corruscans and Schizodon borelli (Osteichthyes) of the high Parana river, Brazil.
Another economically important category of nematodes is the migratory endoparasitic nematodes.
The phylogeographic predictions of the strict cospeciation and episodic host-switching models were tested using the North American pika/parasite assemblage, with a primary focus on the American pika, Ochotona princeps (Richardson, 1828), and a suite of its endoparasitic cestodes and nematodes.
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