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par·a·si·to·sis

 (păr′ə-sĭ-tō′sĭs, -sī-)
n. pl. par·a·si·to·ses (-sēz)
A disease resulting from parasitic infestation.

parasitosis

(ˌpærəsɪˈtəʊsɪs)
n, pl -ses (-siːz)
(Pathology) pathol a parasitic disease or infestation

par•a•sit•ism

(ˈpær ə saɪˌtɪz əm, -sɪ-)

n.
1. a relation between organisms in which one lives as a parasite on another.
2. a parasitic mode of existence.
3. a diseased condition due to parasites.
[1605–15]
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