Mastering biology Chapter 1 and 37
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Maintaining a stable environment
The sum of chemical processes that occur within a living oragnisms to maintain life
living part of the ecosystem
nonliving part of the ecosystem
an individual plant, animal, or single celled life form
the inhabitants of a particular area
a group of organisms living in a particular area
a system that includes the biotic and abiotic factors functioning together.
The directional flow of energy in an ecosystem from one organism to another.
Many food chains linked together
step in dynamics of energy flow in an ecosystem.
recycles nutrients by feeding on dead organisms.
part of the experiment that the researcher controls
part of the experiment being measured
part of the experiment that stays the same
consumes the producer
consumers the primary consumer
consumers the secondary consumer
part of the experiment that changes