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par·a·sit·ize (păr′ə-sĭ-tīz′, -sī-) tr.v. par·a·sit·ized
To live on or in (a host) as a parasite.
parasitize ( ˈpærəsɪˌtaɪz; -saɪ-) or parasitise vb
1. (Pathology) to infest or infect with parasites 2. (Biology) to live on (another organism) as a parasite par•a•si•tize (ˈpær ə sɪˌtaɪz, -saɪ-) v.t. -tized, -tiz•ing.
to live on (a host) as a parasite.
par`a•sit•i•za′tion, n. parasitize Past participle: parasitized Gerund: parasitizing Imperative Present Preterite Present Continuous Present Perfect Past Continuous Past Perfect Future Future Perfect Future Continuous Present Perfect Continuous Future Perfect Continuous Past Perfect Continuous Conditional Past Conditional
Imperative parasitize parasitize
Translations parasitize [ˈpærəsɪˌtaɪz] VT
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