phoresis pho·re·sis (fə-rē’sĭs, fôr’ĭ-)
[fawr-uh-see] /ˈfɔr ə si/ noun, Zoology. 1. (among insects and arachnids) a nonparasitic relationship in which one species is carried about by another. /ˈfɒrəsɪ/ noun 1. an association in which one animal clings to another to ensure movement from place to place, as some mites use some insects n. 1914, from French phorésie (1896), from […]
phoria pho·ri·a (fôr’ē-ə) n. The relative directions of the eyes during binocular fixation on a given object in the absence of an adequate fusion stimulus.
/ˈfɔːmɪəm/ noun 1. any plant of the New Zealand bulbous genus Phormium, with leathery evergreen leaves and red or yellow flowers in panicles
phoro- or phor- pref. Movement; direction; phoria: phoro-optometer.