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ecology terms

Abiotic An environmental factor that is not associated with the activities of living organisms
biogeochemical cycle
biotic An envirmental factor that is associated with or results from the activies of living organisms
carbon cycle the movement of carbon from the nonliving environment into living things and back
commensalism a relationship between two organisms in which one organism benefits and the other is unaffected
competition ecology relationship in which two or more organisms depend on the same limited resource
Consumer an organisms that eats other organisms or organic matter
decomposer an organism that gets energy by breaking by breaking the remains of dead organisms or animals wastes and consuming or absorbing the nutrients
ecology the study of the interactions of living organisms with one another and with their environment
ecosystem a community of organisms and their abiotic,or nonliving environment
energy pyramid a triangular diagram that shows an ecosystems loss of energy,which results as energy passes through the ecosystems food chian each row in the pyramid repersents a trophic feeding level in an ecosystem, and the area of a rwo repersents the energy stored in
food chain The pathway of energy transfer through various stages as the results of the feeding patterns of a series of organism
food web a diagram that shows the feeding relationships between organisms in an ecosystem
limiting factor An envirmental factor that prevents an organism factor that prevents an organims or population from reaching its full potential of size or activity
mutualism a relationship between two species in which both species benifit
parasitism a relationship between two spies in which one species, the parasite, benefits from the other species, the host, which is harm
prey an organims that killed and eaten by another organims
primary consumer
producer an organims that can make its own food by using energy from its surrounding
secondary consumer
symbiosis a relationship in which two different organims live in close association with each other
tertiary consumer
trophic level
water cycle the continuous movement of water between the atmosphere,the land,the oceans,and living things
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