SYMBIOSIS

1. In animal world, connection between organisms that share close bond that is beneficial for both of them; 2. Developmental psychology defines symbiosis as a phase in early development when child is completely dependant-physically and emotionally closely bonded with mother.

SYMBIOSIS: "Example: Mistletoe lives in symbiosis with a tree."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "SYMBIOSIS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/symbiosis/ (accessed June 27, 2017).
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