commensal

Type: Term Pronunciation: kŏ-men′săl Definitions: 1. Pertaining to or characterized by commensalism. 2. An organism participating in commensalism.
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Commensal

Having benefit for one member of a two-species association but neither positive nor negative effect on the other
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commensal

[adj] - (biology) living in a state of commensalism 2. [n] - either of two different animal or plant species living in close association but not interdependent
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Commensal

Commensal: 1. Living in a relationship in which one organism derives food or other benefits from another organism without hurting or helping it. Commensal bacteria are part of the normal flora in the mouth. 2. An intimate relationship. The Norway rat, roof rat, and house mouse are considered commensal rodents because of their intimate relationships...
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Commensal

Com·men'sal noun [ Late Latin commensalis ; Latin com- + mensa table: confer French commensal . Confer Mensal.] 1. One who eats at the same table. [ Obsolete] 2. (Zoology) An animal, not truly parasitic, which lives in, with, or on, another, partakin...
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Commensal

Com·men'sal adjective Having the character of a commensal.
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commensal

1. <biology> Living on or within another organism and deriving benefit without injuring or benefiting the other individual. ... 2. An organism living on or within another, but not causing injury to the host. ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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commensal

adjective living in a state of commensalism
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commensal

noun either of two different animal or plant species living in close association but not interdependent
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commensal

(ko-men´sәl) living on or within another organism, and deriving benefit without harming or benefiting the host individual. a parasitic organism that causes no harm to the host.
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Commensal

• (n.) An animal, not truly parasitic, which lives in, with, or on, another, partaking usually of the same food. Both species may be benefited by the association. • (n.) One who eats at the same table. • (a.) Having the character of a commensal.
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commensal

(L. com- together + mensa table) 1. living on or within another organism, and deriving benefit without injuring or benefiting the other individual. 2. an organism living on or within another, but not causing injury to the host.
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commensal

In biological parlance, two entities existing together but at the expense of one another.
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commensal

(L: com with/together; mensa=table; dining together) a species living in close association with another species. One organism benefits, the other does not, but neither is harmed. For example, the Remora (Shark Sucker) attaches itself to a shark without harming it, and scavenges the left-overs from the shark's meal)
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Commensal

Living with, on or in another organism, without harm to either. See Teacher's Guide Activity 11
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Commensal

Living together with man for mutual benefit
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Commensal

Living together with another animal or plant from which benefit (e.g. food, protection) is derived.
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Commensal

Having benefit for one member of a two-species association but neither positive nor negative effect
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commensal

A relationship where one party gains but at no cost to the other.
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commensal

An organism that derives nourishment or shelter by living in close association with another organism (the host), without damaging the host.
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