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


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  • The myth of the self-reliant private sector parasitized by the evil gummint exists at roughly a kindergarten level of comprehension and should be mocked accordingly. pseudonymous in nc Says:

    Matthew Yglesias » The Looming Public Pension Disaster

  • The virus, in effect, was no more than an accidental courier for a gene that had originated in a cancer cell—a parasite parasitized by cancer.

    The Emperor of All Maladies

  • Another participant wandering among the tomato plants discovered a caterpillar with parasitized white wasp eggs on it.

    These Weeds Aren't Made for Whacking

  • Odors of parasitized males induce aversive responses in female mice.

    Parasite Rex

  • She dissected them to check for parasites and found that the parasitized pill bugs turned up in the nests far more often than they should have.

    Parasite Rex

  • In fact, when Aeby put butterfly fish into a tank with healthy and parasitized corals, 80 percent of their bites were directed to the sick coral.

    Parasite Rex

  • Altered behavior of parasitized killifish increases susceptibility to predation by bird final hosts.

    Parasite Rex

  • When hornworms are parasitized by the wasp Cotesia congregata, however, they take a different path.

    Parasite Rex

  • Evolutionary patterns of altered behavior and susceptibility in parasitized hosts.

    Parasite Rex

  • Discrimination by female mice between the odors of parasitized and non-parasitized males.

    Parasite Rex


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