Autochthonous parasite | definition of autochthonous parasite by Medical dictionary
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a parasite descended from the tissues of the host.
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mabouia appeared to be able to rid itself of its original gastrointestinal parasites (escape-from-the-enemy hypothesis, Wolfe 2002) - but the species is then colonized by the autochthonous parasite
fauna (the guest-playing-host hypothesis, Criscione and Font, 2001).