Biology: The Unity and Diversity of Life (14th Edition)

Published by Brooks/Cole Publishing Co.
ISBN 10: 1305073959
ISBN 13: 978-1-30507-395-1

Chapter 45 - Self-Quiz - Page 816: 3


b. ectoparasite

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An ectoparasite attaches itself to the outside of a host to gain nutrients from the host. Lice, mites, and ticks are ectoparasites. In contrast, endoparasites live inside their hosts; these include tapeworms and hookworms.
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