What is the noun for parasitically?

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  1. (pejorative) A person who lives on other people's efforts or expense and gives little or nothing back. [from 16th c.]
  2. (biology) An organism that lives on or in another organism, deriving benefit from living on or in that other organism, while not contributing towards that other organism sufficiently to cover the cost to that other organism.
  3. (literary) A climbing plant which is supported by a wall, trellis etc. [from 19th c.]
  4. Synonyms:
  5. Examples:
    1. “He makes the accusation that Nussberg always acted like a parasite and enriched himself at the expense of others.”
      “An opportunity must be given to every person attacked by malaria to get rid of the parasite by means of quinine.”
      “The acanthocephalan Leptorhynchoides is a parasite of vertebrate carnivores which looks a little like a nemertine worm with training wheels.”
  1. (ecology) Interaction between two organisms, in which one organism (the parasite) benefits and the other (the host) is harmed.
  2. (figuratively) A similar interaction between people.
  3. Examples:
    1. “In addition, natural densities of hoppers and levels of parasitism differed among sites.”
      “Another parenting pattern that might lead to brood parasitism is cooperative breeding, seen in cuckoos such as Anis and the Guira Cuckoo.”
      “There are numerous other examples of symbiosis, mutualism, commensalism and parasitism between ray-finned fishes and other groups.”
  1. Any organism that is parasitic during part of its life cycle, especially one that eventually kills its host.
  2. Examples:
    1. “However, this parasitoid was completely absent from all sampled gall beetle populations.”
      “We used the braconid Asobara tabida, a parasitoid of Drosophila larvae, as our model species.”
      “These volatiles can attract the natural enemies of these herbivores, for example, parasitoid wasps.”
  1. (electronics) A component of a circuit that does not show up in a circuit's schematic but does show up in the circuit's behavior.
  1. A morbid fear of becoming infested with parasites.
  1. All the parasites that inhabit an animal (or a specified part of an animal)
  1. Any substance used to kill parasites.
  2. Synonyms:
  3. Examples:
    1. “One of the most effective treatments is a parasiticide that is applied to a small area at the back of the neck.”
      “It is useful also locally in rheumatic affections as a resolvent and anodyne, in acne, and as a parasiticide.”
  1. (medicine) Infestation with parasites.
  2. Examples:
    1. “Define delusional parasitosis, its pathophysiology, presentation, diagnosis, and epidemiology.”
      “Patients complaining of crawling sensations in the skin are diagnosed with delusional parasitosis.”
      “Emotional connotations surrounding parasitosis burdens its acceptance in general practice.”
  1. (pathology) The presence of parasites in the blood
  2. Examples:
    1. “The parasitemia and percentage of gametocytes were monitored daily beginning 1 week postinfection.”
      “Third, malaria parasitemia can occur that is not the cause of the febrile illness.”
      “New emerging Plasmodium falciparum genotypes in children during the transition phase from asymptomatic parasitemia to malaria.”
  1. Alternative spelling of parasitization
  2. Examples:
    1. Parasitisation of juvenile edible crabs by the dinoflagellate, Hematodinium sp.”
  1. The state or quality of being parasitical.
  1. A person who works in parasitology.
  2. Examples:
    1. “When doubt remains, an experienced cytologist, pathologist, or parasitologist should review the smear.”
      “This text is one that will please the experienced pathologist and parasitologist, as well as being a comprehensive starting point for those entering the field.”
      “Independent parasitologist and entomologist Dr Peter Bates said midge control during breeding times and pregnancy was highly recommended.”
  1. Alternative spelling of parasitemia
  2. Examples:
    1. “These typically include malnutrition, anaemia, malaria parasitaemia, or HIV infection.”
      “The occurrence of other illnesses and malarial parasitaemia was not significantly affected by iron administration.”
      “Firstly, because the level of parasitaemia in malaria varies from hour to hour, blood should have been examined several times a day for two or three days.”
  1. The act of being or becoming a parasite.
  2. Examples:
    1. “Vasogenic edema from compressive ischemia, venous stasis or parasitization of pial vessels may also occur and can be extensive.”
      “Predation of a prey by a predator usually takes much more time than the parasitization of a host by a parasitoid.”
      “Multicellular organisms continually defend themselves against parasitization by potentially harmful microbes.”
  1. A study of parasites.
  2. Examples:
    1. “The study of the strategies used by parasites for their transmission is a central topic in parasitology.”
      “His photomicrographs have been featured on the covers of seven scientific journals and he has published widely on parasitology.”
      “Testing this exciting hypothesis had to wait until I had completed my medical studies and received training in parasitology.”
  1. (nonstandard) parasitization
  1. plural of parasitocenosis
  1. plural of parasitisation
  1. plural of parasitologist
  2. Examples:
    1. “Details of upcoming conferences or courses of special interest to malariologists or parasitologists are available here.”
      “In Costa Rica he watched parasitologists dissecting frogs, turtles, and iguanas and finding new species of parasites in each group.”
      “At that time, several groups of parasitologists interested in the microanatomy of filarial parasites examined the organisms with electron microscopes.”
  1. plural of parasitophobia
  1. plural of parasitization
  1. plural of parasitaemia
  1. plural of parasiticide
  2. Synonyms:
  3. Examples:
    1. “We don't use any commercial fertilizers, herbicides, insecticides, parasiticides, antibiotics, or growth hormones.”
      “Antibiotics, fungicides, parasiticides, algicides and pesticides are used to control diseases inside the crowded shrimp ponds.”
      “It also adds parasiticides, like AlphaMax to protect farmed salmon from sea lice.”
  1. plural of parasitation
  1. plural of parasitosis
  2. Examples:
    1. “Ivermectin is an antihelmintic agent used to control onchocerciasis and other parasitoses in humans and has been used for treatment of scabies in animals.”
      “Distribution of intestinal parasitoses in relation to invironmental and sociocultural parameters in La Plata Argentina.”
      “Prevalence of parasitoses is notably higher in areas of poor sanitary and epidemiological standards.”
  1. plural of parasitemia
  1. plural of parasitoid
  2. Examples:
    1. “Sticky hairs don't work as well against most parasitoids, whose larvae grow inside and ultimately kill their caterpillar hosts.”
      “In central Ontario, eight species of parasitoids and a Periclistus inquiline are associated with this gall.”
      “One downside of group dining is that chemical signals from the larvae and their frass can attract parasitoids.”
  1. plural of parasitism
  1. plural of parasitic
  2. Examples:
    1. “The very low profile offering low parasitics inductances makes this product range a component of choice when space, electrical performance, weight and cost are a concern.”
  1. plural of parasite
  2. Synonyms:
  3. Examples:
    1. “The Venetian comedy also includes a pair of social parasites living off the prodigality of the extravagant young couple.”
      “Water-borne parasites like giardia and viruses like Norwalk virus could cause similar problems.”
      “Infection with these food-borne parasites is prevalent in areas where uncooked cyprinoid fish are a staple of the diet.”
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