piscicolous

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

pisci- +‎ -colous

Adjective[edit]

piscicolous (not comparable)

  1. (usually of a parasite) Infecting or inhabiting fish.
    • 1966, Richard A. Boolootián, Physiology of echinodermata:
      Also the young stages of nematodes have been found in the coelom of this ophiuroid, believed by Mortensen (1927) to be young stages of some piscicolous nematode.