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Definition of parasite

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Definition as written by talinum:

An organism that grows and feeds on a second organism. It contributes nothing to the survival of the host.

Definition as written by Magpye:

Any plant that grows upon another. It steals its moisture and nourishment from its host. Mistletoe is a good example.


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