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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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aureolatum parasitizing animals in the state of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, deserves attention, because of the economic impact due to blood spoliation and transmission of pathogens in both human and domestic animals (Abel, Pedrozo, & Bueno, 2006), intensified by the high proximity between wild and domestic animals, which increases the risks of dissemination of zoonotic diseases caused by parasites (Muller et al.
Species of the genus Lamachus Forster (Hymenoptera, Ichneumonidae) parasitizing diprionid sawflies (Hymenoptera, Diprionidae) with descriptions of two new species and a key to Chinese species.
solida was parasitized by prokaryotic inclusions in the digestive epithelium, intracellular inclusions of bacteria-like organisms and ciliates in the gills, gregarines similar to Nematopsis parasitizing exclusively the connective tissues of most organs, and a turbellarian similar to Paravortex in the intestine lumen.
While some work has focused on Hannemania parasitizing salamanders, little data are available for anurans.
The maintenance of an adaptive polymorphism is more feasible when populations parasitizing different host species are regulated independently (Rausher 1984; Wilson and Turelli 1986).
Although parasitizing the fish's brain could simply reflect an attempt to escape the host immune system (Szidat 1969), this site of infection should allow a parasite to manipulate its host with little effort (Poulin 1994b).
In Brazil, 136 species of crustaceans are listed for parasitizing freshwater fish, most of which are Copepoda (about 60%), followed by Isopoda (about 20%) and Banchiura (about 20%) (Luque, Vieira, Takemoto, Pavanelli, & Eiras, 2013).
dorsalis were collected and separated within 24 h, then pupae of different ages (2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, and 8 days-old) were kept and used for the parasitizing experiments.
Abstract: This is the first report de Euplectrus floryae (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae) in Brazil and also the first report of this species parasitizing larvae de Erinnyis ello (Lepidoptera: Sphingidae) on cassava.
From Corrientes Province, only the mite Laelaps manguinhosi Fonseca has been reported parasitizing sigmodontine rodents (Lareschi et al.