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Definition of Parasitic

Parasitic
Parasitic Par`a*sit"ic, Parasitical Par`a*sit"ic*al, a. [L. parasiticus, Gr. ?: cf. F. parasitique.] 1. Of the nature of a parasite; fawning for food or favors; sycophantic. ``Parasitic preachers.' --Milton. 2. (Bot. & Zo["o]l.) Of or pertaining to parasites; living on, or deriving nourishment from, some other living animal or plant. See Parasite, 2 & 3. Parasitic gull, Parasitic jager. (Zo["o]l.) See Jager. -- Par`a*sit"ic*al*ly, adv. -- Par`a*sit"ic*al*ness, n.

Meaning of Parasitic from wikipedia

- and the broomrapes. There are six major parasitic strategies of exploitation of animal hosts, namely parasitic castration, directly transmitted parasitism...
- A parasitic plant is a plant that derives some or all of its nutritional requirement from another living plant. They make up about 1% of angiosperms and...
- Parasitic worms, also known as helminths, are large macroparasites; adults can generally be seen with the naked eye. Many are intestinal worms that are...
- A parasitic twin, also known as an asymmetrical or unequal conjoined twin, is the result of the processes that also produce vanishing twins and conjoined...
- The parasitic jaeger (Stercorarius parasiticus), also known as the Arctic skua, Arctic jaeger or parasitic skua, is a seabird in the skua family Stercorariidae...
- constitute the phylum Nematoda (also called Nemathelminthes), with plant-parasitic nematodes being known as eelworms. They are a diverse animal phylum inhabiting...
- A parasitic disease, also known as parasitosis, is an infectious disease caused or transmitted by a parasite. Many parasites do not cause diseases as...
- Parasitic capacitance, or stray capacitance is an unavoidable and usually unwanted capacitance that exists between the parts of an electronic component...
- Parasitic castration is the strategy, by a parasite, of blocking reproduction by its host, completely or in part, to its own benefit. This is one of six...
- In electrical networks, a parasitic element is a circuit element (resistance, inductance or capacitance) that is possessed by an electrical component...
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