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Apes unit 1
Terms in this set (22)
the preying of one animal on others.
competition between members of the same species
competition between members of different species
Ecological rule that states that no two species can occupy the same exact niche in the same habitat at the same time
An organism's particular role in an ecosystem, or how it makes its living.
the differentiation of niches that enables similar species to coexist in a community
symbiotic relationship in which both species benefit from the relationship
A relationship between two organisms in which one organism benefits and the other is unaffected
One organism benefits and the other is harmed
An organism that can make its own food.
An organism that eats producers
An organism that eats primary consumers
carnivores that eat secondary consumers
An organism that breaks down wastes and dead organisms
Animals that eat dead plants and animals.
Dead organic matter
second law of thermodynamics
Every energy transfer or transformation increases the entropy of the universe.
Conversion of light energy from the sun into chemical energy.
A chemical reaction that breaks down compounds into simpler products.
A rapid reaction between oxygen and fuel that results in fire
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