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-biosis

noun combining form

Definition of -biosis

plural

-bioses

  1. :  mode of life <parabiosis>



Origin and Etymology of -biosis

New Latin, from Greek biōsis, from bioun to live, from bios life — more at quick


Medical Dictionary

-biosis

noun combining form -bi·o·sis \(ˌ)bī-ˈō-səs, bē-\

Medical Definition of -biosis

plural

-bioses

\-ˌsēz\
  1. :  mode of life <parabiosis> <symbiosis>




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