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- n. Plural form of endosymbiosis.
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We do seem to fantasize about chimeric bacteria, multiple endosymbioses, lots of LGT which can explain away any problems in trees, or you can just pull the old long/short branch attraction, outgroups.
Little AF, van Oppen MJH, Willis BL (2004) Flexibility in algal endosymbioses shapes growth in reef corals.