zooparasite

[zoh-uh-par-uh-sahyt]

noun

any parasitic animal or protozoan.
a parasite of animals.

Origin of zooparasite

First recorded in 1895–1900; zoo- + parasite
Related formszo·o·par·a·sit·ic [zoh-uh-par-uh-sit-ik] /ˌzoʊ əˌpær əˈsɪt ɪk/, adjective
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zooparasite in Medicine

zooparasite

[zō′ə-părə-sīt′]

n.

An animal parasite.
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