metochy

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • metochy — …   Useful english dictionary

  • synechthran — n. [Gr. syn, together; echtos, hate] An insect guest that is persecuted by its host, and manages to stay alive by greater speed and agility or the use of defensive mechanisms; an animal engaged in synechthry; see metochy …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • synechthry — n. [Gr. syn, together; echtos, hate] The relationship between a symbiont, generally a scavenger, parasite or predator, that is treated in a hostile manner by the host; metochy …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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