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  • v. Present participle of parasitize.


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  • It turns out that the billions of A. m. capensis workers now parasitizing South African honeybee colonies are all descendants of a single worker that was buzzing around during 1990.


  • Frenetic and over-the-top is absolutely essential to framing up the humans/Marines in their attempts at a tech-heavy solution; meanwhile the xenomorphs are perfectly adapted to their environment be they parasitizing it or not.

    Alien vs. Aliens « worlds in a grain of sand

  • Phylogeography of the circumpolar '' Paranoplocephala arctica '' species complex (Cestoda: Anoplocephalidae) parasitizing collared lemmings ( '' Dicrostonyx '' spp.).

    Late-Quaternary changes in arctic terrestrial ecosystems, climate, and ultraviolet radiation levels

  • The secret to parasitizing ants this way is creating illusions of smell.

    Parasite Rex

  • Insects are masters at parasitizing other insects.

    Parasite Rex

  • I hate doing this, but given the choice between going further into debt and parasitizing off the fiscally-panicked missus isn't what you'd call a choice.

    Archive 2009-08-16

  • The current system, with insurance companies -- and it looks like even the non-profit "Blues" are converting to for-profit - are in the process of parasitizing and bankrupting the country from another direction.

    Rob Kall: Primary Bailout Guideline Should Be Bottom-up For Tax Payers First

  • Bed bugs Cimex, for example, are well known for parasitizing humans, but before this they were bird and bat parasites which ‘transferred their attentions to man when he began to live in caves and stayed with their new host when he moved away from the forests into other living quarters’ (Andrews 1976, p. 162).

    Archive 2006-03-01

  • It is time the remaining humans on the planet who have not been seduced and blinded by these enemies of humanity declare war on them, their proxy organizations and the people who get rich and fat by parasitizing the rest of humanity.

    Printing: The War Against Humanity; Targeting the Real Axis of Evil

  • If, as the public record shows, Gonzalez brought in minimal grant funding and the bulk of that was in the form of support from his department/university, while other department members brought in much more, he has literally been parasitizing the other members of his department when he should have been doing exactly the opposite.

    Iowa State University President Gregory Geoffroy: Denied! - The Panda's Thumb


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