A facultative commensal organism; one that can sustain itself apart from its usual host. [G. koinos, common, + sitos, food]

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ce·no·site (seґno-sīt) coinosite.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • cenosite — cen·o·site …   English syllables

  • cenosite — ˈsenəˌsīt noun ( s) Etymology: modification (influenced by English cen ) (II) of Swedish kainosit, from Greek kainos new + Swedish it ite more at recent : a yellowish brown mineral composed of hydrous silicate and carbonate of calcium and rare… …   Useful english dictionary

  • coinosite — coi·no·site (koiґno sīt) [coino + sitos food] a facultative commensal organism; called also cenosite …   Medical dictionary

  • ценозит — кайнозит (геол.) [http://slovarionline.ru/anglo russkiy slovar neftegazovoy promyishlennosti/] Тематики нефтегазовая промышленность Синонимы кайнозит EN cenosite …   Справочник технического переводчика

  • cainosite — var. cenosite …   Useful english dictionary

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