nonparasite
A creature that is not a parasite.

Wikipedia foundation.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • facultative — Able to live under more than one specific set of environmental conditions; possessing an alternative pathway. * * * fac·ul·ta·tive fak əl .tāt iv adj 1) taking place under some conditions but not under others <facultative parasitism> 2)… …   Medical dictionary

  • facultative — adj. describing an organism that is not restricted to one way of life. A facultative parasite can live either as a parasite or, in different conditions, as a nonparasite able to survive without a host. Compare: obligate …   The new mediacal dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”