enantiobiosis

noun en·an·ti·o·bi·o·sis \ə̇ˌnantēōˌbīˈōsə̇s, eˌ-\
variants: less commonly

enantobiosis

\-tōˌb-\

Definition of enantiobiosis

plural

enantiobioses

also

enantobioses

  1. :  antagonistic symbiosis

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Origin and Etymology of enantiobiosis

New Latin, from enantio- + -biosis


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