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Endoparasites are found inside the host body. Mention the special structure, possessed by these and which enables them to survive in those conditions.

Answer :

Endoparasites have extreme specialisations which makes their life cylces more complex.

To survive inside the host body, the evolve the following adaptations –


• High reproductive capacity


• Presence of adhesive organs or suckers to cling on to the host.


• Loss of digestive system.


• Loss of unnecessary sense organs.


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