The ability of termites and cattle to live on diets high in cellulose, without actually digesting cellulose themselves, is the result of a symbiotic relationship with microbes in their guts. The microbes have a favorable environment in which to live and a ready source of food, and they provide the host with the products of digested cellulose. This relationship is an example of __________.

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    competition
    predation
    parasitism
    mutualism
    commensalism

asked May 30, 2013 in Biology by anonymous
    

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mutualism
answered May 31, 2013 by Bioshare ~Top Expert~ (34,070 points)

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