[par-uh-sit-uh-sahyd] /ˌpær əˈsɪt əˌsaɪd/
an agent or preparation that destroys .
destructive to .
any substance capable of destroying parasites
destructive to parasites
parasiticide par·a·sit·i·cide (pār’ə-sĭt’ĭ-sīd’)
An agent or a preparation used to destroy parasites. adj.
Destructive to parasites.
par’a·sit’i·cid’al (-sīd’l) adj.
- Parasitic male
noun 1. (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
- Parasitic oscillation
noun 1. (in an electronic circuit) oscillation at any undesired frequency Sometimes shortened to parasitic
- Parasitic melanoderma
parasitic melanoderma n. Darkening or discoloration of the skin caused by chronic scratching of the bites of the body louse. Also called vagabond’s disease, vagrant’s disease.
[par-uh-sahy-tiz-uh m, -si-] /ˈpær ə saɪˌtɪz əm, -sɪ-/ noun 1. Biology. a relation between organisms in which one lives as a parasite on another. 2. a parasitic mode of life or existence. 3. Pathology. a diseased condition due to parasites. 4. /ˈpærəsaɪˌtɪzəm/ noun 1. the relationship between a parasite and its host 2. the state […]