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

  • adj. Living as a parasite or symbiont within the tissues of a host.

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  • adj. living within the tissues of a host

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Living as a parasite within the tissue of the host, as Chrysophlyctis endobiotica in potato tubers.

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  • "The fat and other elements resulting from the decomposition of the organic material would have enriched the sediment around and above the body, and this can be seen in the numerous burrowing structures in this sediment, created by endobiotic organisms, such as crustaceans and polychaete annelids", adds Muñíz.

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