Definition of endoparasitic in English:

endoparasitic

adjective

Biology

See endoparasite

  • ‘It embraces some 300 described members which are exclusively endoparasitic to insects and other organisms.’
  • ‘The only indication of endoparasitic infection in the present study was the eggs of an unknown species recovered from the intestinal tract.’
  • ‘Another factor inhibiting the finch is a high level of infection by an endoparasitic mite which affects its respiratory system.’
  • ‘An endoparasitic worm is transferred from a mosquito to its host when bitten.’