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sym·bi·ont

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

[Greek sumbiōn, sumbiount-, present participle of sumbioun, to live together; see symbiosis.]

sym′bi·on′tic adj.

symbiont

(ˈsɪmbɪˌɒnt)
n
(Biology) an organism living in a state of symbiosis
[C19: from Greek sumbioun to live together, from bioun to live]
ˌsymbiˈontic adj
ˌsymbiˈontically adv

sym•bi•ont

(ˈsɪm biˌɒnt, -baɪ-)

n.
an organism living in a state of symbiosis.
[1885–90; < Greek symbiont-, s. of symbiṓn, present participle of symbioûn to live together; see symbiosis, -biont]
sym`bi•on′tic, adj.
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