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Population
All the members of one species in a particular area
Competition
The struggle between organisms to survive in a habitat with limited resources
Biotic factors
The living parts of an ecosystem
Community
All the different populations that live together in an area
Abiotic factors
The nonliving parts of an ecosystem
Predation
An interaction in which one organism kills and eats another
Limiting factors
Environmental conditions that prevent populations from increasing
Carrying capacity
The largest population that an environment can support
Species
A group of organisms that are physically similar and can reproduce with each other to produce fertile offspring
Adaptations
Behaviors and physical characteristics of species that allow them to live successfully in their environment
Commensalism
A symbiotic relationship in which one species benefits and the other species is neither helped nor harmed
Mutualism
A symbiotic relationship in which both species benefit
Ecosystem
All the living and nonliving things that interact in a particular area