What is parasite?

Class 7 Question

Samiksha Malani
Feb 23, 2018
A animal or plant or any organism which depends on a host plant for its nutrition and food

Harshni Arora
Aug 07, 2018
Organism obtaining nourishment from or living one another organism (the 'host') for survival and usually harming it and causing disease. Some parasites are independent and some depend entirely on their hosts and separate only when either one of them dies. Human parasites include bacteria, fungi, lice, viruses, and worms. See also symbiosis.

Velu Manjula
Aug 08, 2018
An organism which depends on its host for its nutrients, water, or shelter is known as parasite

Gaurav Pandey
Aug 17, 2018
Obtain its food from their host cell is known as parasite

1-(Parasite) A parasite is an organism that lives on or in a host organism and gets its food from or at the expense of its host. There are three main classes of parasites that can cause disease in humans: protozoa, helminths, and ectoparasites.

Aanya Kumari
Aug 13, 2018
Parasites are plants and animals that live on or in a host getting their nutrients from that host.

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