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hemiparasite

(hĕm′ĭ-păr′ə-sīt′)
n.
A plant, such as mistletoe, that obtains some nourishment from its host but also photosynthesizes. Also called semiparasite.

hem′i·par′a·sit′ic (-sĭt′ĭk) adj.
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hemiparasite

an organism that derives part of its sustenance from other organisms.
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Here I report the results of a greenhouse study on the direct interactions of a hemiparasitic, or partially autotrophic, plant with three of its major host plant species as well as the indirect effects of this parasitic interaction on an aphid herbivore of the parasite.