An example of symbiosis is when a small fish cleans the teeth of a large fish and the large fish protects the small fish from predators.
Origin of symbiosis
- Greek sumbiōsis companionship from sumbioun to live together from sumbios living together sun- syn- bios life gwei- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Ancient Greek συμβίωσις (sumbiōsis, “living together").