Where do endo-parasites reside?

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Editor">Editor Staff asked 2 months ago

Where do endo-parasites reside?
 
(a) Within the cells of the host body
 
(b) On the surface of the host body
 
(c) Outside the skin of the host
 
(d) Outside the host environment
 
I got this question in semester exam.
 
Enquiry is from Population Interactions-2 in portion Organisms and Populations of Biology – Class 12

1 Answers
Editor">Editor Staff answered 2 months ago

Right choice is (a) Within the cells of the host body
 
For explanation: The endo-parasites reside within the cells of the host body. These may be obligatory intercellular or intracellular parasites. Some examples of endo-parasites are few protozoans, tapeworms, nematodes, helminths, etc.