ecosystem

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noun eco·sys·tem \-ˌsis-təm\

Definition of ecosystem

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

1935

First Known Use of ecosystem

1935


ECOSYSTEM Defined for English Language Learners

ecosystem

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noun eco·sys·tem \-ˌsis-təm\

Definition of ecosystem for English Language Learners

  • : everything that exists in a particular environment


ECOSYSTEM Defined for Kids

ecosystem

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noun eco·sys·tem \ˈē-kō-ˌsi-stəm, ˈe-\

Definition of ecosystem for Students

  1. :  the whole group of living and nonliving things that make up an environment and affect each other


Medical Dictionary

ecosystem

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noun eco·sys·tem \-ˌsis-təm\

Medical Definition of ecosystem

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



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