Encyclopedia of Parasitology

2016 Edition
| Editors: Heinz Mehlhorn

Xenobiosis

  • Heinz Mehlhorn
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-43978-4_3522

Name

Greek: xenos = foreign; bios = life. This term describes the relations between two animals (parasites) inside the same biotope (host).

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institut für Zoomorphologie, Zellbiologie und ParasitologieHeinrich-Heine-UniversitätDüsseldorfGermany