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A parasite, such as a tapeworm, that lives inside its host.Compare with ectoparasite
- ‘However, they are endoparasites, spending most of their lives inside the roots.’
- ‘She confirmed that endoparasites and ectoparasites also attack and reduce sheep production.’
- ‘All of the 5000 or so known species of tapeworms are endoparasites.’
- ‘In contrast, they found infrequent infestations of endoparasites and attributed this to the whales' long period of fasting each year.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.