phoresis
Association of one species of animal with another for the purpose of transport [Ingle, 1983].

Crustacea glossary. . 2011.

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  • -phoresis — suff. Transmission: electrophoresis.   [From Greek phorēsis, a carrying, from phorein, frequentative of pherein, to bear. See bher 1. * * * …   Universalium

  • -phoresis — noun combining form (plural phoreses) Etymology: New Latin, from Greek phorēsis act of carrying, from phorein to carry, wear, frequentative of pherein transmission < electrophoresis > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • -phoresis — [Gr. phorēsis a being carried] a word termination indicating transmission, as electrophoresis …   Medical dictionary

  • phoresis — n. [Gr. phoreus, carrier] A form of symbiotic relationship when the symbiont, the phoront, is mechanically carried about by its host; neither being physiologically dependent on the other; see phoretic host, transport host …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • phoresis — noun Delivery or movement of a substance by means of an electric current …   Wiktionary

  • phoresis — 1. SYN: electrophoresis. 2. A biologic association in which one organism is transported by another, as in the attachment of the eggs of Dermatobia hominis, a human and cattle botfly, to the legs of a mosquito, which transports them to the human,… …   Medical dictionary

  • -phoresis — pho·re·sis …   English syllables

  • phoresis — pho·re·sis …   English syllables

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