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parasitize

 [par´ah-sĭ-tīz″]
to live on or within a host as a parasite.

par·a·si·tize

(par'ă-si-tīz),
To invade as a parasite.

parasitize

(păr′ə-sĭ-tīz′, -sī-)
tr.v. parasit·ized, parasit·izing, parasit·izing, parasit·izes
To live on or in (a host) as a parasite.

par·a·si·tize

(par'ă-si-tīz)
To invade as a parasite.

parasitize

to live on or within a host as a parasite.

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Q. is an Amoeba dangerous?? and how can i get rid of it? my son is in Peru, he called and told me he got an Amoeba..i have no idea if it's dangerous or not, and how to get rid of it. and what kinds of food he needs to avoid.I'll appreciate help!

A. oooo...an Amoeba is a nasty one...but not so dangerous! it's a one celled parasite which gets into your body if you eat in restaurants that the cook doesn't wash hands after going to the bathroom..it multiplies in your intestine and makes you diarrhea like hell. but if you'll treat it right it will go away as nothing happened. if you don't it can give you liver cyst. and that's not good. he should see a Dr.

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Aphytis parasitizes mainly large female instar 2, female instar 3, and male instar 2 (Abdelrahmen 1974, Rosen and DeBach 1979).
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These frogs are frequently parasitized by Hannemania mites but no data exist on how these frogs interact with their parasitic mites (Lynch 1970; Dixon 2000) or what species of Hannemania parasitize E.