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noun, plural: biocoenoses

All the interacting organisms that live together in a specific habitat or biotope, forming an ecological community.


Word origin: Biocönose (1877) > bio- + -cönose < Gk koínōsis mingling, sharing.

Variants: biocoenosis or biocenose


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