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.
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- 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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So, and the notion of antibiosis is -- really only goes into the 19th century.
The word probiosis originated from Greek: pro (for) and biosis (life), and is therefore opposite in meaning to antibiosis, promoting the proliferation of bacterial species within the gastrointestinal tract.
But right there is the borderline in our thinking about antibiosis.
The inner lining of the shoe contains charcoal for antibiosis and deodorization, along with nano silver to prevent and eradicate athlete's foot.
Minocycline has an acceptable side-effect profile and tolerability when utilized for short-term antibiosis.
One memphis tennessee hotels, who broody a invalidating vientiane in grass antibiosis, is gerrymander to wallace eco tough to hamamelidanthum this disheartening.
Moving forward, growers likely will see continued improvements in the area of soybean aphid antibiosis as well as resistant varieties.
This is thanks to a designated Pioneer research team that evaluates aphid antibiosis and continues to improve aphid resistance in soybean varieties.
According to researchers at Pioneer Hi-Bred, a DuPont business, growers can choose varieties based on aphid resistance - or antibiosis - scores.
"Pioneer is helping growers prioritize scouting by providing these antibiosis ratings," Alt says.
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