microhabitat


mi·cro·hab·i·tat

noun \ˌmī-krō-ˈha-bə-ˌtat\

Definition of MICROHABITAT

:  the microenvironment in which an organism lives <decaying wood creates a microhabitat for insects>

First Known Use of MICROHABITAT

1931

mi·cro·hab·i·tat

noun \ˌmī-krō-ˈhab-ə-ˌtat\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of MICROHABITAT

: the microenvironment in which an organism lives <the kidneys, heart, and sinuses are the usual microhabitats of the sporocysts of the schistosome>

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