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Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2008
Subject:
Science and technology, Life Sciences
Length:
26 words

a unit of the environment together with the organisms it contains. There is a constant interchange between living organisms and

ecosystem

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World Encyclopedia

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Encyclopedias
Length:
73 words

Interacting community of organisms and their physical environment. It includes all organic life in an area with the soil,

Ecosystems

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The Oxford Companion to Global Change

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009

An ecosystem is an ecological community—the living organisms inhabiting an area—and its associated physical (nonliving) environment. The term was introduced

ecosystem

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Dictionary of the Social Sciences

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2002
Subject:
Social sciences
Length:
62 words

Describes the complex relations among all organisms in a given area as a single biological system linked by flows of

Ecosystems

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Encyclopedia of Global Change

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Science and technology, Environmental Science, Social sciences, Environment
Length:
1,448 words
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An ecosystem is an ecological community (the living organisms inhabiting an area) and its associated physical (nonliving) environment. The term

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