parasymbiosis

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parasymbiosis (ˌpærəˌsɪmbɪˈəʊsɪs)
 
n
the symbiotic relationship that occurs between certain species of fungi and lichens (which are themselves symbiotic associations between a fungus and an alga)
 
para'symbiont
 
n
 
parasymbi'otic
 
adj

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