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Scavengers

scavenger An animal (such as a vulture or coyote) that eats carcasses abandoned by predators, digs through trash cans for... Read More

Decomposer

Decomposer Definition The organisms that carry out the process of decay or break down of the dead organism are known as... Read More

Scavenger

Scavenger An animal (such as a vulture or coyote) that eats carcasses abandoned by predators, digs through trash cans for... Read More

Arboreal

Arboreal Definition Arbor is a Latin word meaning "tree". Thus, arboreal means "related to or pertaining to trees". The... Read More

Mannitol

Definition noun plural: mannitols man·ni·tol, ˈmæn ɪˌtɔl A sugar alcohol with a sweetish taste, occurs naturally in... Read More

Chordata

Chordata Definition What is Chordata? Chordata is the phylum of the animal kingdom that includes a large number of animal... Read More

Protist

Protist Definition What is a protist? All protists are eukaryotes, i.e. organisms with the nucleus. However, they are... Read More

Flatworm

Definition noun, plural: flatworms Any of the worms (e.g. tapeworms, trematodes, planarians, etc.) belonging to the phylum... Read More