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Part of Earth that supports life, including the top portion of Earth's crust, the atmosphere, and all the water on Earth's surface
Biosphere
All the living organisms that live in an area and the nonliving features of their environment
Ecosystem
Study of the interactions that occur among organisms and their environment
Ecology
All the organisms in an ecosystem that belong to the same species
Population
All the populations of different species that live in an ecosystem
Community
place where an organism lives and that provides the types of food, shelter, moisture, and temperature needed for survival
Habitat
Anything that can restrict the size of a population, including living and nonliving features of an ecosystem, such as predators or drought
Limiting Factor
Largest number of individuals of a particular species that an ecosystem can support over time
Carrying Capacity
Organism, such as a green plant or alga, that uses an outside source of energy like the Sun to create energy-rich food molecules
Producer
Organism that cannot create energy-rich molecules but obtains its food by eating other organisms
Consumer
Any close relationship between species, including mutualism, commensalism, and parasitism
Symbiosis
A type of symbiotic relationship in which both organisms benefit
Mutualism
A type of symbiotic relationship in which one organism benefits and the other organism is not affected
Commensalism
A type of symbiotic relationship in which one organism benefits but the other organism is harmed
Parasitism
The unique ways an organism survives, obtains food and shelter, and avoids danger
Niche