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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.


(Pathology) the condition of a parasite living inside a host
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In Pakistan including Tandojam, endoparasitism is no doubt, one of the major menaces for livestock to be a profitable industry [13, 9].
The parasitism caused by parasites can be divided into 2 categories as endoparasitism caused by endoparasites likehelminthes and ectoparasitism caused by ectoparasites.
Endoparasitism, especially infestation with cestodes, nematode and liver trematodes is widespread in farm animals poses a serious health threat and limitation to productivity (Tonar and Korkmaz, 2003).
At necropsy, the gross and histologic findings were chronic, granulomatous, heterophilic, and necrotizing oophoritis; salpingitis; peritonitis; otitis; and meningitis, as well as endoparasitism by Heterakis species.