Definition of Superorganisms

1. Noun. (plural of superorganism) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Superorganisms

1. superorganism [n] - See also: superorganism

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Superorganisms

superorder Labyrinthodontia
superorder Malacopterygii
superorder Ratitae
superorders
superordinary
superordinate
superordinate word
superordinated
superordinately
superordinates
superordinating
superordination
superordinations
superorganic
superorganism
superorganisms (current term)
superorganized
superoscillatory
superoutburst
superoutbursts
superoverwhelming
superovulate
superovulated
superovulates
superovulating
superovulation
superovulations
superoxidation

Literary usage of Superorganisms

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1. The Aryan Household: Its Structure and Its Development : an Introduction to by William Edward Hearn (1891)
"superorganisms have their perils not less than the organisms of which they are composed; and the apparent waste of vegetal and animal life finds its ..."

2. Cities and the Environment: New Approaches for Eco-Societies by Takashi Inoguchi, Edward Newman, Glen Paoletto (1999)
"7. One World. ''Cities: London's Footprint." Internet document on the World Wide Web. <http://www.oneworld.org/guides/thecity/superorganisms ..."

3. The Moral Universeby Tom Bentley, Daniel Stedman Jones by Tom Bentley, Daniel Stedman Jones (2001)
"The beehive and the ants' nest have long been considered 'superorganisms', but this was little more than a metaphor until recently. Applied to the brain, ..."

4. Network Logic: Who Governs in an Interconnected World? by Helen McCarthy, Paul Miller, Paul Skidmore (2004)
"... an expert in the behaviour of ants.11 Wheeler called insect colonies 'superorganisms' and defined the ability of the hive to accomplish tasks that no ..."

5. Forest Health in the Inland West: A Symposium by David L. Adams, Lyn Morelan (1995)
"One of the extreme proponents of this view, Clements, discussed ecosystems as "superorganisms," whose parts had evolved as a unit and were so intertwined ..."

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