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Meaning of "hemiparasite" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF HEMIPARASITE

hemiparasite  [ˌhɛmɪˈpærɪˌsaɪt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF HEMIPARASITE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Hemiparasite is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES HEMIPARASITE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

hemiparasite

Parasitic plant

A parasitic plant is one that derives some or all of its nutritional requirements from another living plant. All parasitic plants have special organs, named haustoria, which connect them to the conductive system of their host and provide them with the ability to extract water and nutrient from the hosts. About 4,100 species in approximately 19 families of flowering plants are known. Parasitic plants have a modified root, the haustorium, that penetrates the host plant and connects to the xylem, phloem, or both.

Definition of hemiparasite in the English dictionary

The definition of hemiparasite in the dictionary is a parasitic plant, such as mistletoe, that carries out photosynthesis but also obtains food from its host. Other definition of hemiparasite is an organism that can live independently or parasitically.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH HEMIPARASITE


anthracite
ˈænθrəˌsaɪt
crocoisite
krəʊˈkəʊɪˌsaɪt
eyesight
ˈaɪˌsaɪt
foresight
ˈfɔːˌsaɪt
hindsight
ˈhaɪndˌsaɪt
insight
ˈɪnˌsaɪt
lewisite
ˈluːɪˌsaɪt
magnesite
ˈmæɡnɪˌsaɪt
Monophysite
mɒˈnɒfɪˌsaɪt
multisite
ˈmʌltɪˌsaɪt
oversight
ˈəʊvəˌsaɪt
parasite
ˈpærəˌsaɪt
plebiscite
ˈplɛbɪˌsaɪt
pumicite
ˈpjuːmɪˌsaɪt
romanicite
rəʊˈmænɪˌsaɪt
scolecite
ˈskɒlɪˌsaɪt
sericite
ˈsɛrɪˌsaɪt
variscite
ˈværɪˌsaɪt
website
ˈwɛbˌsaɪt
zoisite
ˈzɔɪˌsaɪt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE HEMIPARASITE

hemin
hemina
Hemingway
Hemingwayesque
hemiola
hemiolia
hemiolic
hemionus
hemiopia
hemiopic
hemiparasitic
hemiplegia
hemiplegic
hemipod
hemipode
hemipter
hemipteral
hemipteran
hemipteron
hemipterous

WORDS THAT END LIKE HEMIPARASITE

bastnasite
composite
dyscrasite
ectoparasite
endoparasite
exquisite
hyperparasite
marcasite
microparasite
on-site
opposite
outasite
pargasite
polybasite
prerequisite
requisite
semiparasite
site
thaumasite
visite

Synonyms and antonyms of hemiparasite in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «hemiparasite» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF HEMIPARASITE

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The translations of hemiparasite from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «hemiparasite» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

hemiparasite
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

hemiparásita
570 millions of speakers

English

hemiparasite
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

hemiparasite
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

hemiparasite
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

hemiparasite
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

hemiparasite
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

hemiparasite
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

hémiparasite
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Hemiparasit
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Hemiparasiten
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

hemiparasite
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

hemiparasite
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Hemiparasit
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

hemiparasite
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

hemiparasite
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

हिमिपरासाइट
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

hemiparasite
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

hemiparasite
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

hemiparasite
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

hemiparasite
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

hemiparasite
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

hemiparasite
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

hemiparasite
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

hemiparasite
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

hemiparasite
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of hemiparasite

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «HEMIPARASITE»

The term «hemiparasite» is used very little and occupies the 187.627 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «HEMIPARASITE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about hemiparasite

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «HEMIPARASITE»

Discover the use of hemiparasite in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to hemiparasite and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Invasive Plant Ecology i...
Many mistletoes (order Santalales) are obligate hemiparasites whereas yellow rattle (Rhinanthus minor) is a facultative hemiparasite. Some parasitic species are dependent on their host only for physical support (epiphytes). Orchids, ferns ...
Booth, B.D., Murphy, S.D., Swanton, C.J.
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Issues in Ecological Research and Application: 2013 Edition
hemiparasite. on. a. restored. prairie. By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Chemicals & Chemistry — Investigators publish new report on Ecology Research . According to news reporting out of Normal, Illinois, by VerticalNews editors, ...
‎2013
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Plant-Environment Interactions: From Sensory Plant Biology ...
Hemiparasite. to. Obligate. Hemiparasite: Increased. Host. Specificity. Facultative hemiparasites tend to be generalist feeders with a broad range of potential hosts (Atsatt and Strong 1970; Gibson and Watkinson 1989). In field studies ...
Frantisek Baluska, 2009
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Parasitic Orobanchaceae: Parasitic Mechanisms and Control ...
J Exp Bot 52:2245—2264 Hwangbo J-K, Seel WE, Woodin SJ (2003) Short-term exposure to elevated atmospheric C02 benefits the growth of a facultative annual root hemiparasite, Rhinanthus minor (L.), more than that of its host, Poa ...
Daniel M. Joel, Jonathan Gressel, Lytton J. Musselman, 2013
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Parasites in Ecological Communities: From Interactions to ...
Plant–hemiparasite interactions. (a) Module of the interaction, showing similarity to IGP (direct interactions depicted by solid arrows). (b) Rock–scissors– paper oscillations in dominance of each species in theoretical communities of two host  ...
Melanie J. Hatcher, Alison M. Dunn, 2011
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Invasive Plant Ecology in Natural and Agricultural Systems
Many mistletoes (order Santalales) are obligate hemiparasites whereas yellow rattle (Rloinantlous minor) is a facultative hemiparasite. Some parasitic species are dependent on their host only for physical support (epiphytes). Orchids, ferns ...
Barbara Diane Booth, Stephen D. Murphy, Clarence J. Swanton, 2010
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Plant Physiological Ecology
... via the phloem. For a similar area of foliage, the mistletoe appears to require a substantially greater sapwood area than does the host plant itself. This is probably related to a relatively high rate of transpiration of the hemiparasite (Sect. 4).
Hans Lambers, F Stuart Chapin III, Thijs L. Pons, 2008
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Plants in Action: Adaptation in Nature, Performance in ...
The transfer of compounds from host plants to the hemiparasite Santalum acuminatum', Proceedings 41st Annual ASBMB and 37th Annual ASPP Conferences, Melbourne, 29 September— 2 October 1997, Abstract PI -44. Davidson, N.J. and ...
Brian James Atwell, Paul E. Kriedemann, Colin G. N. Turnbull, 1999
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Physiological Plant Ecology: 39th Symposium of the British ...
... N.J., Kuo, J. & Milburn, J.A. ( 1990a). Water relations of the root hemiparasite Olax phyllanthi (Labill) R. Br. (Olacaceae) and its multiple hosts. Oecologia, 84, 186-1 93. Pate, J.S., Kuo, J. & Davidson, N.J. ( 1990b). Morphology and anatomy of ...
Malcolm C. Press, Julie D. Scholes, Martin G. Barker, 2002
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Plant Physiology 8: A Treatise: Nitrogen Metabolism
Comparisons of composition of root-bleeding sap and guttation fluid of barley ( Hordeum vulgare), chickweed (Stellaria media), and of the associated hemiparasite Odontites vema have yielded further examples of species-specific abstraction ...
F.C. Steward, 1983

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «HEMIPARASITE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term hemiparasite is used in the context of the following news items.
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An Unlikely Candidate for a SMC Summer Research Project: Mistletoe
As an obligate stem hemiparasite, mistletoe seeds are typically carried through bird droppings that transfer the mistletoe from one clump of ... «Lamorindaweekly, Jul 15»
2
Parasitic 'Vampire' Plants Aren't So Bad, After All
They did so by altering the densities of the hemiparasite (a parasitic plant that also photosynthesises) Rhinanthus minor, located in the Castle ... «Nature World News, Jun 15»
3
A Twiggy Tradition
The plant is an obligate hemiparasite – which doesn't sound too appealing. The etymology of mistletoe is also less than endearing. It comes ... «SCVNEWS.com, Dec 14»
4
The Hemiparasite Season
BERLIN — Mistletoe. The word conjures winter holidays, office parties, stolen kisses, romance. But appreciation of the plant is no modern thing. «New York Times, Dec 14»
5
Desert Mistletoe: Photos of 'Tree Thieves' in the American Southwest
The plant is a hemiparasite, which means it carries out photosynthesis in its many green stems while obtaining additional nutrients and water ... «Live Science, Dec 14»
6
Mistletoe: Ky. native plant with a long resume
Mistletoe is what's referred to as a hemiparasite, meaning that it harvests water and nutrients from its host plant, but also produces its own ... «The Courier-Journal, Dec 14»
7
Forget mistletoe, meet me under the kissing ball
Flaccid and dry as paper, this petrified hemiparasite, hung strategically, might bag you a formal handshake at best. It's no wonder that ... «Calgary Herald, Dec 14»
8
New invader in Alta. soil
“It is a hemiparasite and that could be an agricultural problem. It seems to favour grass species, which could be a problem because a lot of our ... «Western Producer, Jun 14»
9
Mistletoe's parasitic kiss
As a hemiparasite, mistletoe need only steal from its host tree's xylem ... A holoparasite, in contrast to a hemiparasite, lacks chlorophyll and thus ... «EarthSky, Dec 13»
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Mistletoe is a Christmas tradition
Most mistletoe are hemiparasite or partial parasite. It produces its own food by photosynthesis and is able to live on its own, although it is ... «Redlands Daily Facts, Dec 13»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Hemiparasite [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/hemiparasite>. Jun 2019 ».
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