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mu·tu·al·ism

 (myo͞o′cho͞o-ə-lĭz′əm)

n.

An association between two organisms of different species in which each member benefits.


mu′tu·al·ist n.

mu′tu·al·is′tic adj.

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mutualism

(ˈmjuːtʃʊəˌlɪzəm)

ˈmutualist n, adj

ˌmutualˈistic adj

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mu•tu•al•ism

(ˈmyu tʃu əˌlɪz əm)

n.

a relationship between two species of organisms in which both benefit from the association.

[1860–65]

mu′tu•al•ist, n.

mu`tu•al•is′tic, adj.

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mu·tu·al·ism

(myo͞o′cho͞o-ə-lĭz′əm)

A symbiotic relationship between two organisms of different species in which each member benefits. See Note at symbiosis.

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mutualism

the living together of two organisms in a mutually beneficial relationship.

See also: Biology


the principle or practice of mutual dependence as the condition of individual and social welfare. — mutualist, n.

See also: Behavior

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Noun 1. mutualism – the relation between two different species of organisms that are interdependent; each gains benefits from the other

trophobiosis – a symbiotic relation in which one organism protects the other in return for some kind of food product

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