mixobiosis

noun
mixo·​biosis | \ ˌmiksō+ \
plural mixobioses

Definition of mixobiosis

: a form of mutualism in which organisms (as ants) of different species live together in composite colonies

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History and Etymology for mixobiosis

New Latin, from mixo- + -biosis

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“Mixobiosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mixobiosis. Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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