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hyperparasite

[hahy-per-par-uh-sahyt] /ˌhaɪ pərˈpær əˌsaɪt/
noun, Biology.
1.
an organism that is parasitic on or in another parasite.
Origin of hyperparasite
1825-1835
First recorded in 1825-35; hyper- + parasite
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hyperparasitic
[hahy-per-par-uh-sit-ik] /ˌhaɪ pərˌpær əˈsɪt ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
hyperparasitism, noun
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hyperparasite

/ˌhaɪpəˈpærəˌsaɪt/
noun
1.
an organism that is parasitic on another parasite
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