mutualism - definition and synonyms

  1.   From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    a process by which two organisms benefit by relying on each other; it is a kind of symbiosis

    An example of mutualism is when a bear eats blackberries: the bear fattens up for the long, cold winter and the blackberries are dispersed via the bear.

    Submitted on 15/12/2011