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1. Parasitism (parasite)
A type of symbiosis where two (or more) organisms from different species live in close proximity to one another, in which one member depends on another for its nutrients, protection, and/or other life functions. The dependent member (the parasite) benefits from the relationship while the other one (the host ) is harmed by it.

2. Parasitism
A form of symbiosis in which the population of one species benefits at the expense of the population of another species; similar to predation, but differs in that parasites act more slowly than predators and do not always kill the host.A type of symbiosis in which one organism benefits at the expense of the other, for example the influenza virus is a parasite on its human host. Viruses, are obligate intracellular parasites.

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