Definitions for ectoparasiteˌɛk toʊˈpær əˌsaɪt

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  1. ectoparasite, ectozoan, ectozoon, epizoan, epizoon(noun)

    any external parasitic organism (as fleas)

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  1. ectoparasite(Noun)

    A parasite that lives on the surface of a host organism; such as the demodex mite which lives in human hair and eyelashes.

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  1. Ectoparasite(noun)

    any parasite which lives on the exterior of animals; -- opposed to endoparasite

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