Grouping Organisms & Environments Definitions

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Define species.
A group of organisms that interbreed to produce fertile offspring.
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Define population.
All the individuals of a species living in a particular area.
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Define community.
The population of all the species (plants & animals) living in a particular area.
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Define ecosystem.
The community of organisms living in an area with inter-relationshios & interactions with the abiotic environment.
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Define habitat.
A place where an organism/species/population lives.
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Define niche.
The role that a species plays within it's habitat, this includes the way it uses environmental resources i.e. water. Any two species cannot occupy the exact same niche.
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Define biome.
A large geographical region with particular climate features, including all the areas in the world with a particular ecosystem.
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Define biosphere.
The part of the planet inhabited by living organisms.
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Define population.

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All the individuals of a species living in a particular area.

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Define community.

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Define ecosystem.

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Define habitat.

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