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What is the difference between a protist and a parasite?
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What is the difference between a protist and a parasite?
I'm not sure how your spec will specifically define protist, but a protist is a eukaryote that isn't unicellular, a plant, animal or a fungus. Whereas parasites are just anything that steals nutrients etc. from its host. For example, a tapeworm is a parasite but isn't a protist.
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My spec is OCR. Thanks

(Original post by Knortfoxx)
I'm not sure how your spec will specifically define protist, but a protist is a eukaryote that isn't unicellular, a plant, animal or a fungus. Whereas parasites are just anything that steals nutrients etc. from its host. For example, a tapeworm is a parasite but isn't a protist.
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