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Definition: 'Pseudoparasite'

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pseudoparasite

Type: Term

Pronunciation: sū′dō-par′ă-sīt

Definitions:
1. A false parasite; may be either a commensal or a temporary parasite (the latter is an organism accidentally ingested and surviving briefly in the intestine).

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