Now Rare coercion; force
Origin of coactionMiddle English coaccioun from Medieval Latin coactio from Classical Latin coactare, to constrain, force, frequentative of cogere: see cogent
- cooperative action
- Ecol. any important interaction between two organisms, as in symbiosis or parasitism
Origin of coactionco- + action
- An impelling or restraining force; a compulsion.
- Joint action.
- Ecology Any of the reciprocal actions or effects, such as symbiosis, that can occur in a community.
Origin of coactionMiddle English coaccioun from Latin coāctiō coāctiōn- a collecting from coāctus past participle of cōgere to collect, condense ; see coagulum . Senses 2 and 3 co- action
- actions and coactions of measured groupoids on von Neumann algebras
co- + action