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endosymbiosis

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noun en·do·sym·bi·o·sis \ˌen-dō-ˌsim-bī-ˈō-səs, -bē-\

Definition of endosymbiosis

  1. :  symbiosis in which a symbiont dwells within the body of its symbiotic partner

en·do·sym·bi·ont play \-ˈsim-bī-ˌänt, -bē-\ noun
en·do·sym·bi·ot·ic play \-ˌsim-bī-ˈä-tik, -bē-\ adjective


Circa 1940

First Known Use of endosymbiosis

circa 1940


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endosymbiosis

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noun en·do·sym·bi·o·sis \ˌen-dō-ˌsim-bī-ˈō-səs, -bē-\

Medical Definition of endosymbiosis

plural en·do·sym·bi·o·ses \-ˌsēz\play

  1. :  symbiosis in which a symbiotic organism lives within the body of its partner

  2. en·do·sym·bi·ot·ic \-ˈät-ik\play play adjective




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