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 for symbiotic
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Symbiotic \Sym`bi*ot"ic\ ([i^]m`b[i^]*[o^]t"[i^]k), a. [Gr.
     symbiwtiko`s.] (Biol.)
     Pertaining to, or characterized by, or living in, a state of
     symbiosis. -- Sym`bi*ot"ic*al, a. -- Sym`bi*ot"ic*al*ly,
     [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Dependent \De*pend"ent\, a. [L. dependens, -entis, p. pr.
     dependere. See Depend, and cf. Dependant.]
     1. Hanging down; as, a dependent bough or leaf.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. Relying on, or subject to, something else for support; not
        able to exist, or sustain itself, or to perform anything,
        without the will, power, or aid of something else; not
        self-sustaining; subordinate; -- often with on or upon;
        as, dependent on God; dependent upon friends. Opposite of
        independent. [Narrower terms: interdependent,
        mutualist, mutually beneficial; parasitic, parasitical,
        leechlike, bloodsucking; subordinate; underage;
        myrmecophilous; symbiotic] Also See: unfree.
        [1913 Webster]
              England, long dependent and degraded, was again a
              power of the first rank.              --Macaulay.
        [1913 Webster]
     3. conditional; contingent or conditioned. Opposite of
     Syn: qualified.
          [WordNet 1.5]
     4. addicted to drugs.
     Syn: addicted, dependent, drug-addicted, hooked, strung-out.
          [WordNet 1.5]
     Dependent covenant or Dependent contract (Law), one not
        binding until some connecting stipulation is performed.
     Dependent variable (Math.), a varying quantity whose
        changes are arbitrary, but are regarded as produced by
        changes in another variable, which is called the
        independent variable.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: used of organisms (especially of different species)
             living together but not necessarily in a relation
             beneficial to each

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  105 Moby Thesaurus words for "symbiotic":
     accompanying, accordant, affirmative, agreeable, agreeing,
     answerable, associate, associated, at one, at one with, coacting,
     coactive, coadjutant, coadjuvant, coadunate, coefficient,
     coexistent, coexisting, coherent, coincident, coinciding,
     collaborative, collective, collectivist, collectivistic, collusive,
     combined, combining, commensal, commensurate, common, communal,
     communalist, communalistic, communist, communistic, communitarian,
     compatible, concerted, concomitant, concordant, concurrent,
     concurring, conformable, congenial, congruent, congruous, conjoint,
     conniving, consentaneous, consentient, consilient, consistent,
     consonant, conspiratorial, cooperant, cooperating, cooperative,
     coordinate, correspondent, corresponding, coworking, ecological,
     ecotopic, ecumenic, en rapport, equivalent, fellow, harmonious,
     harmonized, in accord, in agreement, in rapport, in sync,
     in synchronization, inaccordance, inharmony, joint, like-minded,
     meeting, mutual, noncompetitive, of a piece, of like mind,
     of one mind, on all fours, parasitic, positive, proportionate,
     reciprocal, reconcilable, saprophytic, self-consistent,
     synchronized, synchronous, synergetic, synergic, synergistic,
     unanimous, uncompetitive, uniform, unisonant, unisonous, united,

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