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Obligate parasite

Parasitism is a form of symbiosis that occurs between a parasite and its host. The parasite is the organism that generally... Read More

Parasitism

Organisms depend on different sources of food to survive. Larger organisms like plants make their own food (autotrophs) and... Read More

Facultative parasite

Definition noun, plural: facultative parasites An organism that lives independent of a host but may occasionally be... Read More

Parasite

Definition noun, plural: parasites An organism that obtains nourishment and shelter on another... Read More

Facultative

Definition adjective (1) Not compulsory; not restricting. (2) Of, or relating to, mental faculty. (biology) Capable of... Read More

Symbiosis

Symbiosis Definition What is symbiosis? Symbiosis can be defined as any kind of relationship or interaction between two... Read More

Mutualistic symbiosis

Mutualistic Symbiosis Definition In order to understand what a mutualistic symbiotic relationship means, we will break down... Read More

Mutualism

Mutualism Definition What is mutualism? In biology and ecology, a mutualism is a form of symbiosis that is characterized by... Read More

Community Patterns

By: Maria Victoria Gonzaga In the previous lesson, we learned what a population is, its attributes, and processes... Read More

Obligate

Definition adjective (general) Compulsory; restricted to a set of parameters or conditions; having no alternative system or... Read More