n. [Gr. mikros, small; symbiosis, life together]
A term designating the smaller organism, or microorganism, of a symbiotic association.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • microsymbiote — mi·cro·symbiote …   English syllables

  • microsymbiote — |mīkrō+ noun Etymology: micr + symbiote : a microorganism living in symbiosis with a more advanced organism the microsymbiotes of many insects compare mycetocyte …   Useful english dictionary

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