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hemo- +‎ parasite

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hemoparasite (plural hemoparasites)

  1. Any parasite that lives in the blood of its host
    • 2015 December 15, “Co-Infection and Wild Animal Health: Effects of Trypanosomatids and Gastrointestinal Parasites on Coatis of the Brazilian Pantanal”, in PLOS ONE[1], DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0143997:
      Instead, we added each gastrointestinal parasite predictor to the best-fitting hemoparasite and extrinsic variables model (see above) and observed whether the model fit was improved.