symbiotic

[ sim-bee-ot-ik, -bahy- ]
/ ˌsɪm biˈɒt ɪk, -baɪ- /

adjective

living in symbiosis, or having an interdependent relationship: Many people feel the relationship between humans and dogs is symbiotic.

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Sometimes sym·bi·ot·i·cal .

Origin of symbiotic

OTHER WORDS FROM symbiotic

sym·bi·ot·i·cal·ly, adverbnon·sym·bi·ot·ic, adjectivenon·sym·bi·ot·i·cal, adjectivenon·sym·bi·ot·i·cal·ly, adverb
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Medical definitions for symbiotic

symbiotic
[ sĭm′bē-ŏtĭk, -bī- ]

adj.

Of, resembling, or relating to symbiosis.
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