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U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Parasites

    Invertebrate organisms that live on or in another organism (the host), and benefit at the expense of the other. Traditionally excluded from definition of parasites are pathogenic BACTERIA; FUNGI; VIRUSES; and PLANTS; though they may live parasitically.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of parasites in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of parasites in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of parasites in a Sentence

  1. Matthew Frye:

    It's not that these parasites can infest our bodies.

  2. Brian Deschanel:

    These parasites that we refer to as politicians, are nothing but corporate strippers on paid vacation.

  3. Amy Rowland:

    For example, freezing fish to the appropriate temperature and for the appropriate duration can kill parasites.

  4. Francis Bacon:

    I think we have more machinery of government than is necessary, too many parasites living on the labor of the industrious.

  5. Larry Hardiman:

    The word 'politics' is derived from the word 'poly', meaning 'many', and the word 'ticks', meaning 'blood sucking parasites'.

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