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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of parasitise.

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Examples

  • Claire studies tawny-flanked prinias and red-faced cisticolas both small streaky warblers that have been parasitised by cuckoo finches laying eggs in their nests.

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  • Maybe it was parasitised by one of Carl Zimmer's mind-manipulating parasites?

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  • Fungal diseases reported are powdery mildew (due to Oidium sp.), which is parasitised by Cincinnobolus cesati; leaf spot (caused by Phoma sp.) and stem rust (caused by Aecidium sp.).

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  • They counted the parasitised mealybugs on diffrent plants along with total populations.

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  • Our flesh is constantly parasitised by small organisms, bloodsuckers, platyhelminthes, viruses and bacteria.

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  • Even though parasitised cells are nearly invisible for the immune system, they may be destroyed in the spleen while circulating freely in the bloodstream.

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  • Raccoons are supposedly among the top parasitised animals in North America (which is my neck of the woods).

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  • In the old fields at the Major’s farm at Musumanene—the big tree next to the river, in Tonga—a prinia or cisticola nest parasitised by a cuckoo finch will earn Lazaro and two other farm workers, Kiverness and Collins, twenty thousand Zambian kwacha about £3.

    A Year on the Wing

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