ecology

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(ecology) a group of organisms (plants and animals) that live together in a certain geographical region and constitute a community with a few dominant species association
(ecology) a group of interdependent organisms inhabiting the same region and interacting with each other biotic community , community
(ecology) the process by which a plant or animal becomes established in a new habitat ecesis , establishment
using the technical language of ecology to make the user seem ecologically aware ecobabble
(ecology) the status of an organism within its environment and community (affecting its survival as a species) ecological niche , niche
(ecology) the gradual and orderly process of change in an ecosystem brought about by the progressive replacement of one community by another until a stable climax is established ecological succession , succession
ecology basic unit of environment, organisms ecosystem
(ecology) a community of organisms where each member is eaten in turn by another member food chain
(ecology) a community of organisms where there are several interrelated food chains food cycle , food web
(ecology) a hierarchy of food chains with the principal predator at the top; each level preys on the level below food pyramid
branch of ecology that studies ancient ecology palaeoecology , paleoecology
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