Definition of Biocenosis

1. Noun. (biology) a group of interacting animals and/or plants that form a particular ecosystem ¹



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Definition of Biocenosis

1. [n -NOSES]

Medical Definition of Biocenosis

1. A group of organisms in a self-sufficient community naturally occupying a small area with a uniform environment throughout. In the field of paleontology, it is one of three types of fossil communities, which depends on the condition and completeness of the community when found. Biocenosis is the most complete type, able to offer the most information about what the community was like when it was alive. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Biocenosis

bioburdens
biobutanol
biocalorimetry
biocapsule
biocapsules
biocatalysis
biocatalyst
biocatalysts
biocatalytic
biocatalyzator
biocatalyzators
biocellate
biocenology
biocenose
biocenoses
biocenosis (current term)
biocentre
biocentres
biocentric
biocentrism
bioceramic
bioceramics
bioch
biochar
biochars
biochem
biochemic
biochemical
biochemical conversion process
biochemical genetics

Literary usage of Biocenosis

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1. The Wonders of Life: A Popular Study of Biological Philosophy by Ernst Heinrich Philipp August Haeckel, Joseph McCabe (1904)
"... side of organic life, of the life-needs of organisms and their relations to other organisms with which they live (biocenosis, symbiosis, parasitism). ..."

2. Labor in the Rural Household Economy of the Zairian Basin by Tshikala B. Tshibaka (1992)
"The tropical rain forest that covers the Zairian Basin is a very rich biocenosis with a large number of species of trees, birds, animals, insects, ..."

3. The Basin of Mexico: Critical Environmental Issues and Sustainability by Exequiel Ezcurra (1999)
"Other non-governmental organizations that were set up in this period are biocenosis, Pro-Mariposa Monarca (later re-named Monarca AC. ..."

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