coi·no·site (koiґno-sīt) [coino- + sitos food] a facultative commensal organism; called also cenosite.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • cenosite — A facultative commensal organism; one that can sustain itself apart from its usual host. [G. koinos, common, + sitos, food] * * * ce·no·site (seґno sīt) coinosite …   Medical dictionary

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