An organism attached to an external surface [Ingle, 1983].

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  • epibiont — EPIBIÓNT s. n. 1. organism care trăieşte pe suprafaţa altor organisme. 2. altoi. (< fr. épibionte) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

  • Epibiont — An Epibiont is a living organism that lives on the surface of another living organism. An epibiont is usually considered to be harmless to the host. In this sense, the relationship between the two organism can be considered neutralistic or… …   Wikipedia

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  • epibiont — see epicole …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • epibiont — noun Any organism that lives on the surface (of a lake etc, or another organism) …   Wiktionary

  • Epibiont — Epi|bi|ọnt 〈m. 16; Biol.〉 Lebewesen, das auf einem anderen lebt; Ggs Endobiont [<grch. epi „auf, darüber“ + bios „Leben“] * * * Epi|bi|ọnt, der; en, en [zu griech. epi̓ = (dar)auf u. biõn (Gen.: bioũntos), 1. Part. von: bioũn = leben] (Biol …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Epibiont — E|pi|bi|ọnt 〈m.; Gen.: en, Pl.: en; Biol.〉 Lebewesen, das auf einem anderen lebt; Ggs.: Endobiont [Etym.: <epi… + grch. bios »Leben«] …   Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • Epibiont — Epi|bi|ont der; en, en <zu ↑epi... u. ↑...biont> Lebewesen, das auf einem anderen lebt; Ggs. ↑Endobiont …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • epibiont — ep·i·bi·ont …   English syllables

  • epibiont — /ɛpiˈbaɪɒnt/ (say epee buyont) noun an organism which attaches itself to another organism without impacting on the host organism, such as lichens on trees, barnacles on turtle shells, etc. {epi + (sym)biont} …  

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