- living in symbiosis, or having an interdependent relationship: Many people feel the relationship between humans and dogs is symbiotic.
Origin of symbiotic
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Word Origin and History for non-symbiotic
1882, in biology, from symbiosis. Of human activities, from 1951.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- Of, resembling, or relating to symbiosis.
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