Meaning of parasitic

par•a•sit•ic

Pronunciation: (par"u-sit'ik), [key]
— adj.
  1. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of parasites.
  2. (of diseases) due to parasites.
  3. excrescent (def. 2).
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