from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An organism in a symbiotic relationship. Also called symbiote.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An organism that lives in a symbiotic relationship; a symbiote.
Greek sumbiōn, sumbiount-, present participle of sumbioun, to live together; see symbiosis.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
syn- + -biont (Wiktionary)