Superorganism meaning

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A group of organisms, such as an insect colony, that functions in an organized fashion analogous in some ways to the functioning of a single biological organism.
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A colony of interdependent organisms, as in the social insects, regarded as an organic unit.
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A group of organisms, such as an insect colony, that functions in an organized fashion analogous in some ways to the functioning of a single biological organism.
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(biology) A social colony of individuals who, through division of labour, effective communication and self-organization, form a highly connected community that functions as if it were a single organism.
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