Eobiont - definition of eobiont by The Free Dictionary
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(Biology) a hypothetical chemical precursor of a living cell
[C20: from eo- + Greek biōnt stem of present participle of biōn to live, from bios life]
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An anonymous letter to Victor, possibly from a former assistant, argues that the biologist paid for his eobiont
with his child's life.