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Parasites are:


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Organisms which prepare food on their own.
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B
Organisms which break glucose into alcohol and carbon dioxide.
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C
Organisms which draw nutrition from living tissues of plants and animals.
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D
Plants which kill insects for their food.
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The correct option is C Organisms which draw nutrition from living tissues of plants and animals.
  • A parasite is an organism that lives on or in a host organism and gets its food or nutrition from its host (plants and animals). There are three main classes of parasites that can cause disease in humans: protozoa, helminths and ectoparasites.
  • Parasites come in many shapes and sizes and include viruses and bacteria, various worms, plants, fungi, insects, and even birds and mammals.
So, the correct answer is 'Organisms which draw nutrition from living tissues of plants and animals'.

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