Definition of Trophobiosis

1. Noun. A symbiotic relation in which one organism protects the other in return for some kind of food product.

Generic synonyms: Mutualism, Symbiosis



Definition of Trophobiosis

1. Noun. (zoology) A symbiotic association in which one organism obtains or provides food for another. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Trophobiosis

trophic gangrene
trophic hormone
trophic hormones
trophic level
trophic levels
trophic nucleus
trophic ulcer
trophic web
trophically
trophicity
trophied
trophies
trophism
tropho-
trophobioses
trophobiosis (current term)
trophobiotic
trophoblast
trophoblast protein 1
trophoblastic
trophoblastic cancer
trophoblastic lacuna
trophoblastic neoplasms
trophoblastic operculum
trophoblastic tumour
trophoblastoma
trophoblasts
trophochromatin
trophochromidia
trophocyte

Literary usage of Trophobiosis

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1. Journal of the New York Entomological Society by New York Entomological Society (1913)
"... destroying the larva; of Apis and Polistes, were mentioned, as well as the symbiosis or trophobiosis between Lycaenid caterpillars and ants. ..."

2. Entomology, with Special Reference to Its Ecological Aspects by Justus Watson Folsom (1922)
"... other species of ants (social parasitism); fourth, alien insects that live outside the nest and are "milked" by the ants (trophobiosis); and, fifth, ..."

3. Bulletin by United States National Museum, Smithsonian Institution (1919)
"... other species of ants (social parasitism); fourth, alien insects that live outside the nest and are "milked" by the auts (trophobiosis); and, fifth, ..."

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