transitive verb-·ized·, -·iz·ing
- to live on, in, or with as a parasite
- to infest with parasites
transitive verbpar·a·sit·ized, par·a·sit·iz·ing, par·a·sit·iz·es
To live on or in (a host) as a parasite.
(third-person singular simple present parasitizes, present participle parasitizing, simple past and past participle parasitized)
- To live on or in a host organism as a parasite.
parasite +"Ž -ize