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parasitic male

noun

zoology a male animal that is much smaller than the female and is totally dependent on the female for its nutrition, such as the male of some species of deep-sea angler fish

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parasite, parasite drag, parasitemia, parasitic, parasitic cyst, parasitic male, parasitic melanoderma, parasitic oscillation, parasiticide, parasitism, parasitize
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