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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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Migratory Plant Endoparasitic Nematodes: A Group Rich in Contrasts and Divergence.
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Viscera were examined for endoparasitic helminths with a dissecting microscope, and fillets were removed and sliced into thin sections (McClelland and Martell, 2001a) for detection of larval digeneans and nematodes.
Two employees of the World Health Organization collect current information on the helminth diseases that accompany infection by endoparasitic worms enjoying part of their lives inside a human host.
They are protelean parasites of benthic macroinvertebrates such as polychaetes and molluscs (Caullery and Mesnil, 1914; Davis, 1984); most postnaupliar and preadult stages are endoparasitic.
Thaler (1999a) also showed that JA, when exogenously applied to tomato, not only induced additional plant resistance to beet armyworm damage, but also doubled the incidence of parasitism of the endoparasitic wasp Hyposoter exigua on the armyworm.
Those that complete most of their life cycle within a host plant are termed endoparasitic.
Population densities of five migratory endoparasitic nematodes in carrot disc cultures.