Definition of Endosymbiosis

1. Noun. (ecology) A condition of living within the body or cells of another organism. ¹



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Definition of Endosymbiosis

1. [n -BIOSES]

Medical Definition of Endosymbiosis

1. A symbiotic relationship between two organisms in which one of the two organisms (the endosymbiont) lives inside the body of the other one (the host). Compare: ectosymbiosis. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Endosymbiosis

endostoma
endostomata
endostome
endostomes
endostoses
endostosis
endostyle
endostyles
endosulfan
endosulfans
endosurgery
endosymbiont
endosymbiont hypothesis
endosymbionts
endosymbioses
endosymbiosis (current term)
endosymbiosis theory
endosymbiotic
endosymbiotic bacteria
endosymbiotic infection
endosymbiotic theory
endotendineum
endoteric bacterium
endotheca
endothecia
endothecium
endothelia
endothelial
endothelial-leukocyte adhesion molecule
endothelial cell

Literary usage of Endosymbiosis

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1. Dis-Integrating Multiculturalismby Mute by Mute (2006)
"The important claim that endosymbiosis makes is to pose a hypothetical ... It is the fact that endosymbiosis poses a challenge by asking science: what if ..."

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