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What is a parasite?

Alexander Haber haber at mail.uni-freiburg.de
Sat Apr 10 16:15:36 EST 1999

Russell Farris schrieb:

>         What is the definition of a parasite? I tend to think of worms, or
> the leeches that I pulled off of my legs as a kid swimming in Indiana. But I
> often see Chamydiae referred to as parasites. Thanks for your attention.
> Russ Farris

For me a parasite is a living thing just taking something from another living
thing, without giving something back or asking.

Thanx !      Tassadar

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