commensal

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

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living in a state of commensalism

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Thus, it is possible that adult flies live commensally with these ants but more research needs to be done.
Collins of McMaster University, Canada concluding his presentation, 'The Influence of Commensally Bacteria on the Gut-Brain Axis.
They are found commensally in the body flora, where they cause sinusitis, pneumonia, intra-abdominal infection, and genitourinary infection in humans, as well as when in conjunction with facultative anaerobic bacteria (ie, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Proteus mirabilis, and Escherichia coli).
This fish lives free and commensally with infaunal invertebrates (MacGinitie and MacGinitie 1949).
In Theravada Buddhism and Buddhism Transformed Gombrich and Obeyesekere enable us to see that "spirit religion" and Gotama Buddha's recipe for individual salvation function commensally in a single organic relationship.
Enterococci commensally occupy the gastrointestinal tract.