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endobiotic

[en-doh-bahy-ot-ik] /ˌɛn doʊ baɪˈɒt ɪk/ Biology
adjective
1.
of or relating to an organism that exists as a parasite or symbiont entirely within the tissues of a host organism.
noun
2.
any such parasitic or symbiotic organism.
Origin of endobiotic
1895-1900
First recorded in 1895-1900; endo- + biotic
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British Dictionary definitions for endobiotic

endobiotic

/ˌɛndəʊbaɪˈɒtɪk/
adjective
1.
formed within a host cell
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endobiotic in Medicine

endobiotic en·do·bi·ot·ic (ěn'də-bī-ŏt'ĭk)
adj.
Living as a parasite or symbiont within the tissues of a host.

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