specific parasite


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spe·cif·ic par·a·site

a parasite that habitually lives in its present host and is particularly adapted for the host species.

spe·cif·ic par·a·site

(spĕ-sif'ik par'ă-sīt)
A parasite that habitually lives in its present host and is particularly adapted for the host species.

specific parasite

A parasite that requires a specific host in order to complete its life cycle.
See also: parasite