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ecosystem

ecosystem

noun eco·sys·tem \-ˌsis-təm\

: everything that exists in a particular environment

Full Definition of ECOSYSTEM

:  the complex of a community of organisms and its environment functioning as an ecological unit

First Known Use of ECOSYSTEM

1935

Other Ecology Terms

Malthusian, anthropogenic, biomass, carbon footprint, crepuscular, niche, sere, symbiosis, taiga, tundra

ecosystem

noun eco·sys·tem \-ˌsis-təm\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ECOSYSTEM

:  the complex of a community and its environment functioning as an ecological unit in nature

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