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adj free–liv·ing \ˈfrē-ˈliv-iŋ\

Definition of FREE-LIVING

:  not fixed to the substrate but capable of motility <a free–living protozoan>
:  being metabolically independent :  neither parasitic nor symbiotic
March 27, 2015
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Tranquilly at rest or causing no trouble
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