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Glossary of Ecology Terms
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ecosystem Tweet Definition of ecosystem Like Definition of ecosystem on Facebook
noun
  1. A system formed by an ecological community and its environment that functions as a unit.
  2. The interconnectedness of organisms (plants, animals, microbes) with each other and their environment.
ectocommensal Tweet Definition of ectocommensal Like Definition of ectocommensal on Facebook
noun
  1. A commensal organism that lives on the surface of another organism
EIR Tweet Definition of EIR Like Definition of EIR on Facebook
initialism
  1. Excess Information Rate
emergent Tweet Definition of emergent Like Definition of emergent on Facebook
adjective
  1. emerging; coming into view or into existence; nascent
  2. occurring unexpectedly or in an emergency
  3. Observable in a high-level view of a complex system but barely deducible from the description of its components
(wikipedia, emergence)      
endangered species Tweet Definition of endangered species Like Definition of endangered species on Facebook
noun
  1. A species which has almost gone extinct.
The federal government has added five new birds to the list.
endobiotic Tweet Definition of endobiotic Like Definition of endobiotic on Facebook
adjective
  1. (context, of a parasite or symbiont) living within the tissues of a host
endosymbiont Tweet Definition of endosymbiont Like Definition of endosymbiont on Facebook
noun
  1. Ecology. An organism that lives within the body or cells of another organism.
endosymbiosis Tweet Definition of endosymbiosis Like Definition of endosymbiosis on Facebook
noun (endosymbioses)
  1. (ecology) A condition of living within the body or cells of another organism.
Environment Tweet Definition of Environment Like Definition of Environment on Facebook
proper noun
  1. (computing) The set of variables and their values in a namespace that an operating system associates with a process.
epizoic Tweet Definition of epizoic Like Definition of epizoic on Facebook
adjective
  1. living or growing on the external surface of an animal (not always as a parasite)
eutrophic Tweet Definition of eutrophic Like Definition of eutrophic on Facebook
noun
  1. (medicine) a eutrophic medicine
adjective
  1. (context, of a swamp etc) being rich in nutrients and minerals and therefore having an excessive growth of algae and thus a diminished oxygen content to the detriment of other organisms
  2. (medicine) promoting nutrition

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