PARASITISM

noun. 1. with regard to biology, an interspecies interaction wherein one living being, the parasite, lives on or inside a living being of another species, the host. 2. by analogy, a cultural union wherein one person continually gains advantages of the generosity of other people sans making any advantageous return.

PARASITISM: "I want to attend college and study parasitism."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PARASITISM," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/parasitism/ (accessed October 14, 2019).
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