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The holistic approach regards the host and its associated microbiota as a single unit (holobiont) that coevolves. Reprinted from Berg, G., Rybakova, D., Fischer, D. et al. Microbiome definition re-visited: old concepts and new challenges. Microbiome 8, 103 (2020). [CC BY 4.0]

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