dixenic
adj. [Gr. dis, two; xenos, guest]
Rearing of one or more individuals of a single species in association with two known species of organisms; see axenic, monoxenic, polyxenic, synxenic, trixenic, xenic.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • axenic — adj. [Gr. a, without; xenos, guest] Without, or free from associated organisms; aseptic; see xenic, dixenic, monoxenic, polyxenic, trixenic …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • polyxenic — adj. [Gr. polys, many; xenos, guest] The rearing of one or more individuals of one species in association with many other known species of organisms; see dixenic, axenic, synxenic, trixenic, xenic …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • synxenic — adj. [Gr. syn, together; xenos, guest] The rearing of one or more individuals of a single species along with one or more known species of organisms; see axenic, dixenic, monoxenic, polyxenic, trixenic, xenic …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • trixenic — adj. [Gr. treis, three; xenos, guest] The rearing of one or more individuals of one species in association with three known species of organisms; see axenic, dixenic, monoxenic, polyxenic, synxenic, xenic …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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