Definition of Biotic community

1. Noun. (ecology) a group of interdependent organisms inhabiting the same region and interacting with each other.

Exact synonyms: Community
Generic synonyms: Group, Grouping
Category relationships: Bionomics, Ecology, Environmental Science
Specialized synonyms: Biome



Medical Definition of Biotic community

1. An aggregation of different species of organisms living and interacting within the same habitat. A group of fossil species which are often found together in the same sites. (19 Jan 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Biotic Community

biotelemetry
bioterror
bioterrorism
bioterrorist
bioterrorists
bioterrors
biotest
biotherapeutic
biotherapeutics
biotherapies
biotherapy
biothermal
biothreat
biothreats
biotic
biotic community (current term)
biotic factors
biotic potential
biotic stress
biotical
biotically
biotics
biotin
biotin carboxylase
biotin sulfoxide reductase
biotin synthetase
biotinidase
biotinides
biotins
biotinylated

Literary usage of Biotic community

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Biodiversity and the Management of the Madrean Archipelago: The Sky Islands edited by Leonard F. DeBano (1999)
"Neither the biotic community designations, nor their delineations, however, ... This apparent discrepancy at the biotic community level is real, however, ..."

2. Sustainability Issues for Resource Managers by Daniel L. Bottom, Gordon H. Reeves, Martha H. Brookes (1996)
"According to Elton's theory, species are understood functionally, in terms of their contribution to a larger, biotic community. Applying Elton's concepts ..."

3. Defining Social Acceptability in Ecosystem Management: A Workshop Proceeding edited by Mark W. Brunson, Linda E. Kruger, Catherine B. Tyler, Susan A. Schroeder (1997)
"Additionally, Leopold's land ethic implies that all components of the biotic community, the community of nature, have value because they fit into the ..."

4. Endangered Species Recovery Act: Congressional Hearings edited by John H. Chafee (1999)
"... when it enhances the stability and viability of the biotic community, grossly paraphrasing. Now, Aldo Leopold was no fuzzy-headed environmental radical. ..."

5. State of the Great Lakes: 1997 Annual Reportby Tom Bennett by Tom Bennett (1999)
"The Lake Huron biotic community is imbalanced due to the proliferation of exotic species such ... The future biotic community will adjust to these invaders, ..."

6. The Future of Arid Grasslands: Identifying Issues, Seeking Solutions edited by Barbara Tellman (1999)
"To determine if the distribution of animals in certain habitats had changed more than in other habitats, each species was assigned the biotic community or ..."

7. Environmental Theology by Richard Cartwright Austin (1990)
"... to redistribute lands and free them from debt, it also retains a legal interest on behalf of the land itself and the the biotic community upon it. ..."

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