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Parasect (Pokémon)

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Origin: fixed wording and removed too speculative information
{{Bulbanews|On the Origin of Species: Paras and Parasect}}
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====Name origin====
Parasect may be a combination of ''{{wp|parasite}}'' (referring to the [[tochukaso]] {{wp|mushroom}}) and ''{{wp|insect}}'' or ''sect'' (Latin for ''cut'').
==In other languages==

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