n. [Gr. koinos, common; sitos, food]
A free or separable commensal organism.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • commensal — n. [L. cum, with; mensa, table] One of the partner species involved in commensalism; a coenosite …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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