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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.

Patient discussion about parasitize

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., 2005).
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While some work has focused on Hannemania parasitizing salamanders, little data are available for anurans.
The alternative was to infect the same Drosophila species that nematodes had been parasitizing (either in the wild, for the survey of isofemale strains, or in the laboratory selection regime), thus ensuring that no nematodes would be excluded from the assay.
Bio-Path uses naturally-occurring fungal organisms to infect roaches which visit the fungal "station," later parasitizing the entire colony.
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).
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