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symbiont

noun sym·bi·ont \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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