-biosis(word root) life
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A way of living: parabiosis.
[From Greek biōsis, way of life, from bioun, to live, from bios, life; see bio-.]
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n combining form
indicating a specified mode of life: symbiosis.
[New Latin, from Greek biōsis; see bio-, -osis]
-biotic adj combining form
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a combining form meaning “mode of life”: parabiosis.
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