- parasinoidal sinus,
- parasite drag,
- parasitic cyst,
- parasitic male,
- parasitic melanoderma,
- parasitic oscillation,
Origin of parasitic
Examples from the Web for parasitic
Art is parasitic on life, just as criticism is parasitic on art.Welcome to Generation Overshare: Lena Dunham, Taylor Swift, and the Politics of Self-Disclosure|Marlow Stern|November 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The viral-CSI element; the mythic vampires who were parasitic and brutal; the arrival of the airplane to JFK; the dead passengers.Vampires without Glitter or Girl Problems: Inside Guillermo del Toro’s ‘The Strain’|Andrew Romano|July 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Definitely a few unpleasant characters, like parasitic worms, which we deliberately and with good reason evicted.An Epidemic of Absence: Destroying the Bugs in Our Bodies Can Be Dangerous to Our Health|Moises Velasquez-Manoff|September 9, 2012|DAILY BEAST
They are typically invasive, highly adaptive, parasitic and adept at mimicking more benign plants.
From drug-resistant TB to parasitic worms, Barbara Kantrowitz reports on eight diseases to watch—and worry about.
Parasitic upon Polyzoa, etc. circinate branched--branches irregular divaricate.Narrative Of The Voyage Of H.M.S. Rattlesnake, Commanded By The Late Captain Owen Stanley, R.N., F.R.S. Etc. During The Years 1846-1850. Including Discoveries And Surveys In New Guinea, The Louisiade Archipelago, Etc. To Which Is Added The Account Of Mr. E.B. Kennedy's Expedition For The Exploration Of The Cape York Peninsula. By John Macgillivray, F.R.G.S. Naturalist To The Expedition. In Two Volumes. Volume 1.|John MacGillivray
Life must be considered as a whole, not merely in its parasitic excrescences.
Parasitic oesophagitis occurs as an extension of parasitic stomatitis or thrush.
In England the parasitic bronchitis affecting sheep is generally called the lamb disease.Parasites|T. Spencer Cobbold
The parasitic cycle has been broken, and the insect is no longer infected.
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.