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Shelter

shelter 1. That which covers or defends from injury or annoyance; a protection; a screen. The sick and weak the healing... Read More

Commensalism

Commensalism Definition What is commensalism? Literally, commensalism is a Latin word that means ‘to eat at the same... Read More

Mutualistic symbiosis

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

Harbors

Harbor 1. A station for rest and entertainment; a place of security and comfort; a refuge; a shelter. grove fair harbour... Read More

Tree

“The biological diversity is plenty if you look around yourself a little closely; with an eye for life!” … People... Read More

Shades

shade 1. To shelter or screen by intercepting the rays of light; to keep off illumination from. I went to crop the sylvan... Read More

Shade

shade 1. To shelter or screen by intercepting the rays of light; to keep off illumination from. I went to crop the sylvan... Read More

Screen

screen 1. To provide with a shelter or means of concealment; to separate or cut off from inconvience, injury, or danger; to... Read More

Burrow

Burrow 1. An incorporated town. See 1st Borough. 2. A shelter; especially. A hole in the ground made by certain animals, as... Read More

Definitive host

Different Biological Relationships The biological world is interconnected whether we notice it or not. All the life forms... Read More

Intermediate host

Intermediate Host Definition When looking at the relationships amongst different biological members of our biosphere, we... Read More

Retreat

retreat 1. The act of retiring or withdrawing one's self, especially from what is dangerous or disagreeable. In a retreat he... Read More

Allopatric speciation

We can define speciation as a process by which the novel genetically independent group of organisms are formed through the... Read More

Interspecific competition

Interspecific Competition Definition In Biology, competition is defined as the process that occurs among species that have... Read More

Shadow

shadow 1. Shade within defined limits; obscurity or deprivation of light, apparent on a surface, and representing the form... Read More

Limiting factor

Limiting Factor Definition A limiting factor refers to any of the factors (variables) in an environment capable of limiting... Read More

Carrying capacity

Carrying Capacity Definition What is carrying capacity? In biology and environmental science, the carrying capacity of a... Read More

Symbiosis

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

Biosphere

What is biosphere? The biosphere is that part of the Earth where living things thrive and live. It is the portion of the... Read More

Mental impression

mental impression --> impression 1. The act of impressing, or the state of being impressed; the communication of a stamp,... Read More

Terrestrial plant

Definition noun, plural: terrestrial plants Any animal that lives, grows and reproduce in aquatic... Read More

Strangler

Definition noun, plural: stranglers (botany) A hemiepiphyte or epiphyte that grows when seed germinates at the canopy of the... Read More

Habitat

Habitat Definition Habitat refers to the place or the location where an organism (or a biological population) lives,... Read More

Forest fire

Definition noun, plural: forest fires A wildfire that consumes a forest or a woodland Supplement A wildfire is a... Read More

Community (biology)

Community, in biology, refers to the assemblage of interacting organisms (either of the same or different species)... Read More

Brake

Brake 1. (Science: botany) a fern of the genus Pteris, especially. The P. Aquilina, common in almost all countries. It has... Read More

Kelp

The swaying and winding of kelp in the ocean currents has an entrancing, hypnotic quality that would be the envy of the... Read More

Host cell

Host Cells Definition What is a host cell? A host cell is a living cell that serves as a shelter and a food source to the... Read More

Shed

shed 1. To fall in drops; to pour. Such a rain down from the welkin shadde. (Chaucer) 2. To let fall the parts, as seeds or... Read More

The adaptive features of the Giant Rat

The Giant African rat, also known as the Gambian pouched rat, is one of Africa's largest rodents. Two species have being... Read More

Blaze

Blaze 1. A stream of gas or vapor emitting light and heat in the process of combustion; a bright flame. To heaven the blaze... Read More

Quarter

quarter 1. One of four equal parts into which anything is divided, or is regarded as divided; a fourth part or portion; as,... Read More

Sympatric speciation

Speciation is a process of evolution through which two different existing populations evolve and a distinct species form. It... Read More

Shield

shield 1. To cover with, or as with, a shield; to cover from danger; to defend; to protect from assault or injury. Shouts of... Read More

Impression

Impression 1. The act of impressing, or the state of being impressed; the communication of a stamp, mold, style, or... Read More

Parasite

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

Arboreal

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

Parthenogenesis

To reproduce, by definition, means to produce new offspring. The process is referred to as reproduction, which is one of the... Read More

Competition

Definition noun (ecology) A symbiotic relationship between or among living things that compete for a limited resources,... Read More

Storm

storm 1. A violent disturbance of the atmosphere, attended by wind, rain, snow, hail, or thunder and lightning; hence,... Read More