zooparasite

[ zoh-uh-par-uh-sahyt ]
/ ˌzoʊ əˈpær əˌsaɪt /

noun

any parasitic animal or protozoan.
a parasite of animals.

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Origin of zooparasite

First recorded in 1895–1900; zoo- + parasite

OTHER WORDS FROM zooparasite

zo·o·par·a·sit·ic [zoh-uh-par-uh-sit-ik], /ˌzoʊ əˌpær əˈsɪt ɪk/, adjective
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Medical definitions for zooparasite

zooparasite
[ zō′ə-părə-sīt′ ]

n.

An animal parasite.
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