endosymbiosis

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

Definition of endosymbiosis

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

endosymbiont

play \ˌen-dō-ˈsim-bī-ˌänt, -bē-\ noun

endosymbiotic

play \ˌen-dō-ˌsim-bī-ˈä-tik, -bē-\ adjective

First Known Use of endosymbiosis

1932


Medical Dictionary

endosymbiosis

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

medical Definition of endosymbiosis

plural endosymbioses play \-ˌsēz\
:symbiosis in which a symbiotic organism lives within the body of its partner

endosymbiotic

play \-ˈät-ik\ adjective

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