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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 par·a·sit·ic /-ɪkəl/ 形容詞

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Par·a·sit·ic Par·a·sit·ic·al a.
 1. Of the nature of a parasite; having the habits of a parasite; fawning for food or favors; sycophantic. Parasitic preachers.”
 Syn: -- leechlike, bloodsucking.
 2. Bot. & Zool. Of or pertaining to parasites; living on, or deriving nourishment from, some other living animal or plant. See Parasite, 2 & 3.
 Parasitic gull, Parasitic jager. Zool. See Jager.
 -- Par*a*sit*ic*al*ly, adv. -- Par*a*sit*ic*al*ness, n.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: relating to or caused by parasites; "parasitic infection"
             [syn: parasitical]
      2: of or pertaining to epenthesis [syn: epenthetic]
      3: of plants or persons; having the nature or habits of a
         parasite or leech; living off another; "a wealthy class
         parasitic upon the labor of the masses"; "parasitic vines
         that strangle the trees"; "bloodsucking blackmailer"; "his
         indolent leechlike existence" [syn: parasitical, leechlike,