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symbiont

 [sim´bi-ont, sim´be-ont]
an organism or species living in a state of symbiosis.

sym·bi·on

, symbiont (sim'bē-on, -ont),
An organism associated with another in symbiosis.
Synonym(s): mutualist, symbiote
[G. symbion, neut. of symbiōs, living together]

symbiont

/sym·bi·ont/ (sim´bi-ont) (sim´be-ont) an organism living in a state of symbiosis.

symbiont

(sĭm′bē-ŏnt′, -bī-)
n.
An organism in a symbiotic relationship. Also called symbiote.

sym′bi·on′tic adj.

sym·bi·on

, symbiont (sim'bē-on, -ont)
An organism associated with another in symbiosis.
Synonym(s): mutualist, symbiote.
[G. symbion, neut. of symbiōs, living together]

symbiont

an organism living in a state of SYMBIOSIS with another.

sym·bi·on

, symbiont (sim'bē-on, -ont)
Organism associated with another in symbiosis.
[G. symbion, neut. of symbiōs, living together]

symbiont

an organism or species living in a state of symbiosis.
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Once the relationship between Ina and human symbionts is settled, they are not torn apart; rather, the relationship is reciprocal and long-lasting.
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These enzymes are secreted by both termites and the symbionts that colonise their gut, and act on the lignocellulose that has been chewed to very small particle sizes by the termite.
Even in her injured and amnesiac state, her strength overpowers the human and reveals how the Ina are able to control and dominate their symbionts if they wish.
Bacterial symbionts of the triatominae and their potential use in control of Chagas disease transmission.
Her first symbiont is an athletic young construction worker.
Notes one Ina female: "I've never known even one of us to survive without symbionts.
The late John Faulkner commented on the preponderance of microbial symbionts in species like sponges and spent the latter part of his career considering the endosymbiotic chemistry in marine microbial communities (Faulkner et al.
Thus we see that if we want to save a species from extinction, we must save not only its niche but also its symbionts.