Definition of Microhabitat

1. Noun. A specific habitat, typically extremely small, such as a cave corner or a cardboard box. ¹



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Definition of Microhabitat

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Microhabitat

1. Specific combination of habitat elements in the place occupied by an organism for a specific purpose. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Microhabitat

micrography
microgravimetric
microgravimetry
microgravitational
microgravities
microgravity
microgray
micrograys
microgreen
microgreens
microgripper
microgrippers
microgroove
microgrooves
microgyria
microhabitat (current term)
microhabitats
microhalo
microhalos
microhardness
microheater
microheaters
microhemagglutination-Treponema pallidum test
microhemisphere
microhemispheres
microhepatia
microhertz
microheterogeneity
microheterogeneous
microhistorian

Literary usage of Microhabitat

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1. The Santa Rita Experimental Range: History and Annotated Bibliography (1903 by Alvin L. Medina (1997)
"Two independent methods were used concurrently to measure microhabitat ... Both methods were effective in measuring foraging microhabitat preferences. 311. ..."

2. Biodiversity and the Management of the Madrean Archipelago: The Sky Islands edited by Leonard F. DeBano (1999)
"Habitat (lower part of the table) and microhabitat (upper part of the ... Average of Habitat-microhabitat niche overlaps values between species ( O|k). ..."

3. Handbook of Field Methods for Monitoring Landbirds edited by C. John Ralph (1999)
"Comparisons of random versus nest plots can indicate choice of microhabitat types. Comparisons of nest versus non-use plots then provide information on ..."

4. IPM and Biological Control of Plant Pests: Field Crops: Bibliography January by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"E532 microhabitat and resource selection of the European corn borer (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) and its natural enemies in Maryland field corn. ..."

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