free-living definition

  • adjective:
    • Given to self-indulgence.
    • Biology Living separately of another organism; perhaps not section of a parasitic or symbiotic relationship.
    • Biology Moving separately; not sessile.
    • (of an organism) That life by themselves of various other organisms without part of a symbiotic or parasitic commitment
    • residing by themselves of various other organisms; perhaps not parasitic or commensal.
    • perhaps not parasitic on another organism
  • noun:
    • Unrestrained indulgence associated with appetites as a means of life.
    • Full satisfaction associated with the appetite.
    • a lifestyle directed at simple indulgence for the appetites
  • others:
    • surviving in a free of charge or unrestrained fashion.
    • In biology, living without and independent of the moms and dad, as a medusa-bud separated from the polyp-stock where it grew.

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