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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]

symbiote

(sĭm′bē-ōt′, -bī-)
n.

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]
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So, here's Venom - one of the most fan-favourite Spider-Man baddies ever - with a full-on anti-hero-em-up where investigative journalist Eddie Brock (Tom 'Mad Max' Hardy) gets fused with the black angry alien symbiote and vows to 'only eat bad people'...
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