Trypanosoma is a protozoan (single-celled organism) that lives and reproduces for an extended period in the blood of a mammalian host (e.g., a human, native antelope, or introduced cattle). Newly introduced cattle generally die from this infection if they are not treated, whereas the native antelope, or cattle that have been exposed to this protozoan for several generations, are less severely affected. This relationship is an example of __________.

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    competition
    commensalism
    predation
    parasitism
    mutualism

asked May 30, 2013 in Biology by anonymous
    

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parasitism
answered May 31, 2013 by Bioshare ~Top Expert~ (34,070 points)

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