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Etymology

1. symbiosis

noun. ['ˌsɪmbaɪˈoʊsəs'] the relation between two different species of organisms that are interdependent; each gains benefits from the other.

Synonyms

  • interdependency
  • mutuality
  • trophobiosis
  • interdependence

Etymology

  • συμβίωσις (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Example sentences of the word symbiosis


1. Noun, singular or mass
Commensalism is a form of symbiosis in which one participant benefits and the other feels no effects at all.

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