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Science Ch 5 matt

Ecosystem living and nonliving things in an environment, together
Abiotic Factor a nonliving part of an ecosystem
Biotic Factor all the living things in an ecosystem
Population all the organisms of the same speciesliving in an area
ecology the study of the ecosystem
Community All the populations living in an area.
Habitat The place where an organism lives.
Niche The role of an organism in the community
Food Chain The role of an organism in the community
Food Web The overlapping food chains in an ecosystem.
Herbivore An animal that eats plants, algae, and other producers.
Carnivore An animal that eats another animal.
Predator An animal that hunts other animals for food.
Prey A living thing that is hunted for food.
Scavenger A meat-eating animal that feeds on the reamins of dead animals.
Omnivore An animal that eats both plants and animals.
Symbiosis A relationship between two sets of organisms that last over time.
Mutualism A relationship between two types of organisms that benefits both.
Parasitism A relationship in which one organism lives in or on another organism and benefits from the relationship while the other organism may be harmed by it.
Commensalism A relationship between two kinds of organisms that benefits one without harming the other.
Created by: dortu