n. pl. [L. cum, with; socius, companion]
1. A portion of an association characterized by one or more of the dominants of the association.
2. A portion of an association lacking one or more of its dominant species; see associes, isocies, subsocies.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • isocies — n. pl. [Gr. isos, equal; L. socius, companion] A group of associated organisms with differing taxonomic affinities, at times used merely in the sense of habitat groups; see associes, consocies, subsocies …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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