endocommensal

endocommensal

[¦en·dō·kə′men·səl]
(ecology)
A commensal that lives within the body of its host.
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By contrast, Allodero is mostly endocommensal in frogs; all ventral setae are similar and the dorsal setae and branchial organs are often reduced or absent (Pinder et al.
The speciemens are held in the endocommensal ciliates of herbivorous collection of the Department of Biology, Faculty of Science and Art, Kastamonu University, Kastamonu, Turkey.