Definition of Mutualistic

1. Adjective. (biology) mutually beneficial ¹



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Definition of Mutualistic

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mutualistic

mutual opposition
mutual resemblance
mutual resistance
mutual savings bank
mutual understanding
mutual will
mutual wills
mutualisation
mutualise
mutualised
mutualises
mutualising
mutualism
mutualisms
mutualist
mutualistic (current term)
mutualistic symbiosis
mutualists
mutualities
mutuality
mutualization
mutualizations
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mutualizing
mutuall
mutually
mutually beneficial

Literary usage of Mutualistic

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1. Torreya by Torrey Botanical Club (1905)
"One species of ladybird (Diabrotica Soror) feeds upon the fungus and diseased Aphis, thus forming a mutualistic (though perhaps not pronounced) association ..."

2. Pharmaceutical Bacteriology: With Special Reference to Disinfection and by Albert Schneider (1912)
"Such an association may be designated compound symbiosis, in which the relationship of the invading organisms (secondary and primary) is mutualistic and the ..."

3. Ending the War Metaphor: The Changing Agenda for Unraveling the Host-Microbe by Forum on Microbial Threats, Institute of Medicine (U.S.) (2006)
"In these mutualistic relationships, the hosts gain carbon and energy, and their microbes are provided with a rich buffet of glycans and a protected anoxic ..."

4. Modern Socialism by Charles Henry Vail (1897)
"It is very unfair to test the idea by any but mutualistic standards—nobody dreams it would work in any competitive group. " * To realize this ideal, ..."

5. Oecd Economic Surveys by Oecd (2003)
"... pursuit of the social function and mutualistic purpose, introducing the class of co-op "with prevalent mutual nature", defined as those with 51 per cent ..."

6. Philosophy, Humanity and Ecology: Vol. 1: Philosophy of Nature edited by J. Odera Oruka (1996)
"According to Bookchin, recent research shows that this 'mutualistic naturalism not only applies to relationship between species, but also morphologically— ..."

7. Torreya by Torrey Botanical Club (1905)
"One species of ladybird (Diabrotica Soror) feeds upon the fungus and diseased Aphis, thus forming a mutualistic (though perhaps not pronounced) association ..."

8. Pharmaceutical Bacteriology: With Special Reference to Disinfection and by Albert Schneider (1912)
"Such an association may be designated compound symbiosis, in which the relationship of the invading organisms (secondary and primary) is mutualistic and the ..."

9. Ending the War Metaphor: The Changing Agenda for Unraveling the Host-Microbe by Forum on Microbial Threats, Institute of Medicine (U.S.) (2006)
"In these mutualistic relationships, the hosts gain carbon and energy, and their microbes are provided with a rich buffet of glycans and a protected anoxic ..."

10. Modern Socialism by Charles Henry Vail (1897)
"It is very unfair to test the idea by any but mutualistic standards—nobody dreams it would work in any competitive group. " * To realize this ideal, ..."

11. Oecd Economic Surveys by Oecd (2003)
"... pursuit of the social function and mutualistic purpose, introducing the class of co-op "with prevalent mutual nature", defined as those with 51 per cent ..."

12. Philosophy, Humanity and Ecology: Vol. 1: Philosophy of Nature edited by J. Odera Oruka (1996)
"According to Bookchin, recent research shows that this 'mutualistic naturalism not only applies to relationship between species, but also morphologically— ..."

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