What is common for cuscuta, tick and leeches?

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In Cuscuta, ticks, and leeches, the mode of nutrition is parasitic. In this mode of nutrition, the organisms feed by depending on the host or on other living organisms.

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Parasitic nutrition:  In this mode of nutrition, an organism derives its food from the body of another living organism (called its host) without killing it.
Example: leeches.]
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