from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An association between two or more organisms that is detrimental to at least one of them.
- n. The antagonistic association between an organism and the metabolic substances produced by another.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An association between organisms that is detrimental to one or more of them; especially that due to a metabolic substance produced by one of them
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an association between organisms that is harmful to one of them or between organisms and a metabolic product of another
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