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 (păr′ə-sĭ-tō′sĭs, -sī-)
n. pl. par·a·si·to·ses (-sēz)
A disease resulting from parasitic infestation.
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n, pl -ses (-siːz)
(Pathology) pathol a parasitic disease or infestation
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(ˈpær ə saɪˌtɪz əm, -sɪ-)

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.
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(4) relacionam a presenca na Amazonia de grupos populacionais com baixo padrao socio-economico e precarias condicoes sanitarias, ocasionando determinados agravos, sobretudo um alto indice de parasitoses intestinais.
It is proposed that the fight against these tropical parasitoses should not focus exclusively on the search of specific drugs but, also, should be con cerned about the socio-economic, cultural and ecological aspects involving the affected population, as well as changing the current research paradigm, wherein the only valid means of scientific production is the published paper.