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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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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.
Veterinarians continue to reinforce to pet owners the importance of preventing heartworm disease as well as common and potentially zoonotic intestinal parasites," said Scott Ethridge, Virbac Endoparasitic Product Manager.
A redescription of Nemertoscolex parasiticus Greeff, 1879, an apparently endoparasitic heteronemertean from the coelomic fluid of the echiuroid Echiurus echiurus (Pallas).
tarandi is a nonbiting fly whose obligate endoparasitic larvae typically affect caribou throughout their circumpolar range (2,3).
The stomach, pyloric ceaca, and intestine were separated, opened longitudinally, and their contents rinsed into beakers where they were mixed with sodium bicarbonate and allowed to settle to remove endoparasitic helminths.