/ (ˌhɛmɪˈpærɪˌsaɪt) /
a parasitic plant, such as mistletoe, that carries out photosynthesis but also obtains food from its host
an organism that can live independently or parasitically
Words nearby hemiparasite
Derived forms of hemiparasitehemiparasitic (ˌhɛmɪˌpærəˈsɪtɪk), adjective
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Scientific definitions for hemiparasite
[ hĕm′ĭ-păr′ə-sīt′ ]
A plant, such as mistletoe, that obtains some nourishment from its host but also carries on photosynthesis.
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