ectosymbiont

ectosymbiont
ec·to·sym·bi·ont (ek″to-simґbe-ont) a symbiont that lives outside the body of the organism with which it is biologically related.

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  • ectosymbiont — noun A partner in a symbiotic relationship that remains on the surface of its host or occupies a body cavity …   Wiktionary

  • ectosymbiont — ec·to·symbiont …   English syllables

  • ectosymbiont — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Clausidium vancouverense — Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Arthropoda Subphylum …   Wikipedia

  • endosymbion — (t) n. [Gr. endon, within; symbiosis, life together; on, being] An internal symbiont; see ectosymbiont …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • ectosymbiotic — adjective Of or pertaining to ectosymbiosis or an ectosymbiont …   Wiktionary

  • ectosymbiosis — noun A form of symbiosis in which a partner (the ectosymbiont) remains on the surface of its host …   Wiktionary

  • ectosymbiosis — noun see ectosymbiont …   Useful english dictionary

  • ectosymbiote — noun see ectosymbiont …   Useful english dictionary

  • ectosymbiotic — adjective see ectosymbiont …   Useful english dictionary

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