Living world key terms

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Ecosystem
The living and non-living components of an environment and the interrelationships that exist between them
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Biome
Global-scale ecosystems
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adaptations
the ways that plants evolve to cope with certain environmental conditions such as excessive rainfall
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Consumers
organisms that obtain energy by eating other organisms
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Foodchain
a line of linkages between producers and consumers
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Foodweb
a diagram that shows all the linkages between producers and consumers in an ecosystem
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Scavengers
organisms that live of dying matter
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Decomposers
organisms like bacteria that break down plant/animal material
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Nutrient cycle
the recyling of nutrients between living organisms and the environment
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Global-scale ecosystems

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Biome

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the ways that plants evolve to cope with certain environmental conditions such as excessive rainfall

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organisms that obtain energy by eating other organisms

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a line of linkages between producers and consumers

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