Biology Vocabulary Vocabulary

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Biology Vocabulary:

1. Immigration: influx of individuals into an area
2. Emigration: movement of individuals out an area.
3. Logistic growth: (shown with an S-shaped curve) population growth that levels off at carrying capacity.
4. Exponential growth: (shown as J-shaped curve) geometric increase of a population as it grows into an ideal unlimited environment.
5. Niche: the sum total of a species use of the abiotic and biotic resources in its environment
6. Symbiosis: an ecological relationship between organisms of two different species that live together in direct contact
7. Commensalism: A symbiotic relationship in which the symboint benefits but the host is neither helped nor harmed.
8. Mutualism: a symbiotic relationship in which
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Energy pyramid: the graphical representation of the tropic levels by which the incoming solar energy is transferred into an ecosystem
23. Hydrologic cycle: the continuous movement of water on above and below the surface of earth.
24. Keystone species: a species that is not necessarily abundant in a community yet exerts strong control on community structure by the nature of its ecological role or niche.
25. Exotic species: a species living outside its nature distributional range which has arrived there by human activity deliberate or accidental
26. Endangered species: a species that is in danger of extinction throughout all or a significant portion of its range.
27. Hot Spots: a relatively small area with a exceptional concentration of endemic species and a large number of endangered and threatened species.
28. Ecosystem: all the organisms in a given area as well as the abiotic factors with which they interact a community and its physical environment
29. Tropic level: The position that an organism occupies in a food chain.
30. Food chain: the pathway along which food is transferred from tropic level to tropic level beginning with producers.
31. Producers: an organism that makes its own energy using the sun or chemicals. An

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