antibiosis


an·ti·bi·o·sis

noun \-bī-ˈō-səs, -bē-\

Definition of ANTIBIOSIS

:  antagonistic association between organisms to the detriment of one of them or between one organism and a metabolic product of another

Origin of ANTIBIOSIS

New Latin
First Known Use: 1889

an·ti·bi·o·sis

noun \ˌant-i-bī-ˈō-səs, ˌan-ˌtī-; ˌant-i-bē-\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural an·ti·bi·o·ses \-ˌsēz\

Medical Definition of ANTIBIOSIS

: antagonistic association between organisms to the detriment of one of them or between one organism and a metabolic product of another

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