living in symbiosis, or having an interdependent relationship:
Many people feel the relationship between humans and dogs is symbiotic.
symbiotic sym·bi·ot·ic (sĭm’bē-ŏt’ĭk, -bī-)
Of, resembling, or relating to symbiosis.
The close association between two or more organisms of different species, often but not necessarily benefiting each member. The association of algae and fungi in lichens and of bacteria living in the intestines or on the skin of animals are forms of symbiosis. Some scientists believe that many multicellular organisms evolved from symbiotic relationships between unicellular ones and that the DNA-containing organelles within certain eukaryotic cells (such as mitochondria and chloroplasts) are the product of symbiotic relationships in which the participants became interdependent. There are four forms of symbiosis: amensalism, commensalism, mutualism, and parasitism.
noun, plural symbioses [sim-bee-oh-seez, -bahy-] /ˌsɪm biˈoʊ siz, -baɪ-/ (Show IPA) 1. Biology. the living together of two dissimilar organisms, as in mutualism, commensalism, amensalism, or parasitism. (formerly) mutualism (def 1). 2. Psychiatry. a relationship between two people in which each person is dependent upon and receives reinforcement, whether beneficial or detrimental, from the other. […]
adjective 1. living in symbiosis, or having an interdependent relationship: Many people feel the relationship between humans and dogs is symbiotic. symbiotic sym·bi·ot·ic (sĭm’bē-ŏt’ĭk, -bī-) adj. Of, resembling, or relating to symbiosis.
liar or drunkard (see Isa. 28:1, 7), has been from the time of the Crusaders usually identified with Sychem or Shechem (John 4:5). It has now, however, as the result of recent explorations, been identified with ‘Askar, a small Samaritan town on the southern base of Ebal, about a mile to the north of Jacob’s […]
noun 1. fine uncoined silver in lumps of various sizes usually bearing a banker’s or assayer’s stamp or mark, formerly used in China as a medium of exchange. noun 1. silver ingots formerly used as a medium of exchange in China