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one who depends on another for support without reciprocating

Synonyms for parasite

a follower who hangs around a host (without benefit to the host) in hope of gain or advantage

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Budgies' beaks are affected by diet, liver disease and external parasites.
Those "deadly dozen" include avian influenza, Lyme disease, Ebola, intestinal and external parasites and the tickborne disease babesiosis.
While a small quantity of the external parasites are not harmful to adult salmon, when they attach to wild fish in large quantities or if even a few find their way to the juvenile population, it can often lead to the death of the fish.
In addition to the introduction of spot-on techniques for the treatment of parasites, the company has also developed state-of-the-art combination products that simultaneously combat both external parasites such as fleas and ticks and internal pests such as worms.
The project also includes the genetic improvement of goats through the vaccination of livestock against intestinal poisoning (440,000 vaccinations per year) and internal and external parasites (1.
Fastidiously control external parasites with topical treatments applied monthly, and try to avoid using potentially irritant cleaning or other products in your home.
7, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Companion Animal Parasite Council (CAPC), the leading source on internal and external parasites that threaten the health of pets and people, has released its annual parasite forecasts.
These factories feed their animals with antibiotics and hormones to push fast growth, treat the diseases with antibiotics and toxic synthetic medications, and use a range of toxic insecticides for internal and external parasites.
Prevalence of external parasites in the southeastern desert of Egypt.
Brushing your cat is a special bonding time for both pet and person and also a good opportunity to examine carefully for any external parasites, scratches or bite wounds.
Contract awarded for Purchase of 20 texel lambs, male, living, whole, 3-4 months old, 38-44 kilos in weight, good body condition, free of internal and external parasites, places property , for local gastronomic activity called the 7th largest version cocimiento chile.
The surviving shiners were in poor health: "They had been trapped in pools and warm water for a long time, and a lot of them showed evidence of external parasites," Wilde said.
Fleas, ticks and other external parasites are another concern.
We occasionally see dogs that have been intentionally burned, starved or beaten, but more often than not the pets that are presented to us are malnourished, riddled with internal and external parasites and suffering from the consequences of existing in a dirty environment where health and hygiene are just not priorities.
He pointed out that cattle bred locally are of high quality because of the various services offered by ADFCA to breeders, such as the Identification and Registration System, vaccination against diseases and spraying against external parasites.