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One entry found for symbiosis.
Main Entry: sym·bi·o·sis
Pronunciation: secondarystresssim-secondarystressbimacr-primarystressomacr-sschwas, -bemacron-
Function: noun
Inflected Form(s): plural symbi·o·ses /-primarystressomacr-secondarystresssemacronz/
1 : the living together in close association of two different kinds of organisms (as a fungus and an alga making up a lichen) especially when such an association is of benefit to both
2 : a cooperative relationship (as between two persons or groups)
- sym·bi·ot·ic /-primarystressät-ik/ adjective
- sym·bi·ot·i·cal·ly /-i-k(schwa-)lemacron/ adverb

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