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microhabitat

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noun mi·cro·hab·i·tat \ˌmī-krō-ˈha-bə-ˌtat\

Definition of microhabitat

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



1931

First Known Use of microhabitat

1931


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microhabitat

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noun mi·cro·hab·i·tat \ˌmī-krō-ˈhab-ə-ˌtat\

Medical Definition of microhabitat

  1. :  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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