Svensk definition

Ryggradslösa organismer som lever vidhäftade vid eller i en annan levande organism (värdjur) och tar sin näring ifrån denna.

Engelsk definition

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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