- parasinoidal sinus,
- parasite drag,
- parasitic cyst,
- parasitic male,
- parasitic melanoderma,
- parasitic oscillation,
Origin of parasitic
Examples from the Web for non-parasitic
A vast number of non-parasitic insects are injurious to man and beast.
This is equivalent to calling them non-parasitic parasites, an expression which looks very like a contradiction of terms.
They are non-parasitic, but some of them by their presence in the body may cause such diseases as dysentery, etc.Insects and Diseases|Rennie W. Doane
This large family falls into two classes—the parasitic and the non-parasitic—both classes being represented in India.Indian Birds|Douglas Dewar
The non-parasitic Eucopepoda are in many ways much nearer to the trilobites than any other Crustacea.The Appendages, Anatomy, and Relationships of Trilobites|Percy Edward Raymond
1620s, from Latin parasiticus, from Greek parasitikos "of or pertaining to a parasite; the trade of a parasite," from parasitos (see parasite). Biological sense is from 1731. Related: Parasitical, 1570s in reference to toadies; from 1640s in the biological sense.