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Mutually dependent: "Our physiology and that of the plants we eat are not only biochemically similar but interdependent" (Cindy Engel).

in′ter·de·pen′dence, in′ter·de·pen′den·cy n.
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Noun1.interdependency - a reciprocal relation between interdependent entities (objects or individuals or groups)
reciprocality, reciprocity - a relation of mutual dependence or action or influence
commensalism - the relation between two different kinds of organisms when one receives benefits from the other without damaging it
parasitism - the relation between two different kinds of organisms in which one receives benefits from the other by causing damage to it (usually not fatal damage)
mutualism, symbiosis - the relation between two different species of organisms that are interdependent; each gains benefits from the other
sharing - having in common; "the sharing of electrons creates molecules"
sharing - using or enjoying something jointly with others
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