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Phoresy

A relationship between two different species of organisms in which the larger, or host, organism transports a smaller organism, the guest. It is regarded as a type of commensalism in which the relationship is limited to transportation of the guest.

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phoresy

[′fȯr·ə·sē]
(ecology)
A relationship between two different species of organisms in which the larger, or host, organism transports a smaller organism, the guest.
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