Endobiotic | definition of endobiotic by Medical dictionary
Also found in: Dictionary
Related to endobiotic: holocarpic
Living as a parasite within the host.
Living as a parasite or symbiont within the tissues of a host.
endobiotic (ĕn″dō-bī-ŏt′ĭk) [″ + bios, life]
Pert. to an organism living parasitically in the host.
References in periodicals archive
The human cytochrome P450 (CYP) enzymes play a major role in the metabolism of endobiotics
and numerous xenobiotics including drugs.
The P450 cytochromes are a superfamily of hemeproteins that catalyze the metabolism of a large number of xenobiotics and endobiotics