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endoparasite

 [en″do-par´ah-sīt]
a parasite that lives within the body of the host. adj., adj endoparasit´ic.

en·do·par·a·site

(en'dō-par'ă-sīt),
A parasite living within the body of its host.

endoparasite

(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.

endoparasite

[en′dōper′əsīt]
Etymology: Gk, endon + parasitos, guest
(in medical parasitology) an organism that lives within the internal organs or tissues of the host, such as a tapeworm.

en·do·par·a·site

(en'dō-par'ă-sīt)
A parasite living within the body of its host.

endoparasite

see PARASITE.

endoparasite

a parasite that lives within the body of the host.
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ABSTRACT: Endoparasites are one of the major problems which affect the productivity of buffalo, cow, goat and sheep.
In summary, lungs of Texas alligators are depauperate in species richness (similar to alligator populations from Louisiana and Florida) whereas the stomach and intestines are parasitized by a diversity of endoparasites.
Some damage the skin by biting and rupturing it, some are the vector of many disease causing agents which are all a great havoc on the animal body whereas endoparasites contain roundworms, flatworms and tapeworms.
The intestine tract was removed and examined for endoparasites using a stereomicroscope.
Endoparasites may grow in starfish' coeloms (Stone, 1987), and forcible expulsion could serve where encapsulation fails.