endosymbiosis(redirected from Endosymbiotic)
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Related to Endosymbiotic: Endosymbiotic theory, Endosymbiont, Endosymbiotic hypothesis
A symbiotic association in which one or more organisms live inside another, such as bacteria in human intestines.
en′do·sym′bi·ot′ic (-ŏt′ĭk) adj.
endosymbiosis(ĕn″dō-sĭm″bē-ō′sĭs) [″ + ″]
A symbiotic relationship between two organisms in which one lives within the body of the other.