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preclimax

[pree-klahy-maks] /priˈklaɪ mæks/
noun, Ecology
1.
a stable community that precedes the full development of the climax community of a given area and that results from local variations in soil and water.
Origin of preclimax
1915-1920
1915-20; pre- + climax
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