OBLIGATORY PARASITE

\əblˈɪɡətəɹˌi pˈaɹəsˌa͡ɪt], \əblˈɪɡətəɹˌi pˈaɹəsˌa‍ɪt], \ə_b_l_ˈɪ_ɡ_ə_t_ə_ɹ_ˌi p_ˈa_ɹ_ə_s_ˌaɪ_t]\

Definitions of OBLIGATORY PARASITE

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1916 - Appleton's medical dictionary
By Smith Ely Jelliffe

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Hymenolepis

  • A genus of small tapeworms birds and mammals. A genus of Cestoda or tapeworms. A cestode worm order Cyclophyllideae, family Hymenolepinidae, genus Hymenolepis. includes several genera, such as H. Diminuta, occasionally infesting children, and Nana, or the dwarf tapeworm of children. Flavopuncta. See Taenia flavopuncta, under tenia.
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