[ en-doh-sim-bee-oh-sis, -bahy- ]
/ ˌɛn doʊˌsɪm biˈoʊ sɪs, -baɪ- /
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symbiosis in which one symbiont lives within the body of the other.
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OTHER WORDS FROM endosymbiosisen·do·sym·bi·ot·ic [en-doh-sim-bee-ot-ik, -bahy-], /ˌɛn doʊˌsɪm biˈɒt ɪk, -baɪ-/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for endosymbiosis
/ (ˌɛndəʊˌsɪmbɪˈəʊsɪs) /
a type of symbiosis in which one organism lives inside the other, the two typically behaving as a single organism. It is believed to be the means by which such organelles as mitochondria and chloroplasts arose within eukaryotic cells
Derived forms of endosymbiosisendosymbiotic, adjective
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