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1. An association between two or more organisms that is detrimental to at least one of them.
2. The antagonistic association between an organism and the metabolic substances produced by another.
(Biology) an association between two organisms, esp microorganisms, that is harmful to one of them
an•ti•bi•o•sis(ˌæn ti baɪˈoʊ sɪs, ˌæn taɪ-)
an association between organisms that is injurious to one of them.
a relationship or association between two or more organisms that is harmful to one of them. Cf. symbiosis.See also: Organisms
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|Noun||1.||antibiosis - an association between organisms that is harmful to one of them or between organisms and a metabolic product of another|
association - (ecology) a group of organisms (plants and animals) that live together in a certain geographical region and constitute a community with a few dominant species