symbiont


sym·bi·ont

noun \ˈsim-ˌbī-ˌänt, -bē-\

Definition of SYMBIONT

: an organism living in symbiosis; especially : the smaller member of a symbiotic pair—called also symbiote
sym·bi·on·tic \ˌsim-ˌbī-ˈänt-ik, -bē-\ adjective

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