endocytobiosis

endocytobiosis

[‚en·dō‚sī·tō·bī′ō·səs]
(ecology)
Symbiosis in which the symbionts live within host cells.
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Geosiphon pyriforme, a fungus forming endocytobiosis with Nostoc (cyanobacteria), is an ancestral member of the Glomales: evidence by SSU rRNA analysis.