\\|mīkrō+\ noun
Etymology: micr- + symbiote
: a microorganism living in symbiosis with a more advanced organism

the microsymbiotes of many insects

— compare mycetocyte

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • microsymbiote — n. [Gr. mikros, small; symbiosis, life together] A term designating the smaller organism, or microorganism, of a symbiotic association …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • microsymbiote — mi·cro·symbiote …   English syllables

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