17 terms

Houghton Mifflin Science Grade 5 Chapter 5

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adaptation
A trait or characteristic that helps an organism survive in its environment
habitat
The natural environment where an organism lives
symbiosis
Close,long-lasting relationship between species
niche
The role of the organism in its habitat
wilt
Occurs when a plant doesn't get enough water
natural selection
The process that organism better lives,organism worse extinct
parasite
An organism that lives in or on another organism(host)and get nutrients from it
mutual
Experienced or done by each of two or more parties toward eachother
extinction
When all the members of species die out
population
All the members of the same type of organism living in an ecosystem
predator
Animal that hunts and eats other animals
prey
Animal that is hunted and eaten by predators
evidence
The facts to proof something
endangered species
A species close to become extinct
pollution
Addition of harmful substances to the environment
threatened species
A species close to endangered
organism
A living thing

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