HyperDic: symbiosis

English > 1 sense of the word symbiosis:
NOUNrelationsymbiosis, mutualismthe relation between two different species of organisms that are interdependent
symbiosis > pronunciation
Soundssih.mbayow'sahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > symbiosis: 1 sense > noun 1, relation
MeaningThe relation between two different species of organisms that are interdependent; each gains benefits from the other.
Synonymmutualism
NarrowertrophobiosisA symbiotic relation in which one organism protects the other in return for some kind of food product
Broadermutuality, interdependence, interdependencyA reciprocal relation between interdependent entities (objects or individuals or groups)
Spanishmutualismo, simbiosis
Catalanmutualisme, simbiosi
Adjectivessymbioticused of organisms (especially of different species) living together but not necessarily in a relation beneficial to each

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