adj. [Gr. hypo, under; bios, life]
Pertaining to organisms that live under objects or projections; see epibiotic.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • epibiotic — adj. [Gr. epibionai, to survive] 1. Endemic species that are relicts of former fauna. 2. Growing on the surface of other animals; see hypobiotic …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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