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ectoparasite


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ectoparasite  \Ec`to*par"a*site\,  n.  (Zo["o]l.) 
  Any  parasite  which  lives  on  the  exterior  of  animals;  -- 
  opposed  to  {endoparasite}.  --  {Ec`to*par`a*sit"ic},  a. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  ectoparasite 
  n  :  any  external  parasitic  organism  (as  fleas)  [syn:  {ectozoon}, 
  {ectozoa},  {epizoon},  {epizoa}] 




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