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Interdependence within Organisms

prey an animal that is eaten by another animal
predator an animal that eats other animals
ecology the study of the interactions and responses of living things with their environment
ecosystem the combined living and non-living parts of an environment
niche a special job or role in the ecosystem
marine an ecosystem that is located in the ocean, seas, and gulfs where the water has a salt content of at least 3.5%
freshwater an ecosystem found in streams, lakes, and rivers where the water has less than 1% salt content
terrestrial an ecosystem found on land
commensalism the relationship between organisms where one is benefitted, and the other is neither benefitted nor harmed
mutualism the relationship between organisms where both benefit
parasitism an organism that survives on a host organism and causes harm to the host
host an organism that is used by another organism for nutrients, shelter, or transport; it is harmed by the relationship
carnivore meat eater
carne meat
terra land
Created by: lsmith1212