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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An individual organism.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a discrete unit of living matter


bi(o)- + -ont.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)


  • Bashir disappeared in midword, along with the sym-biont's chamber.

    Time's Enemy

  • "Admiral Hayman went to check on the sym-biont's status a few hours after the Sreba left dock, and found the medical bay cleaned outlock, stock, and sym-biont."

    Time's Enemy


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