Primary succession definition
Primary succession is an ecological succession where a newly formed area is colonized for the... Read More
The ecological succession that occurs on a preexisting soil after the primary succession has been... Read More
(ecology) The progressive succession of a community or group of species in an ecosystem over... Read More
noun, plural: successions, word origin: Latin "successio"
1. (general) (a) The act of following in order or... Read More
Just one of the amazing aspects of life on Earth is that it spreads to all areas where the habitat will allow it to survive.... Read More
You might have come across news of some barren lands turning into luscious grasslands or forests after decades? Or you might... Read More
An ecosystem is a system consisting of biotic and abiotic components that function together as a unit.... Read More
Community, in biology, refers to the assemblage of interacting organisms (either of the same or different species)... Read More
By: Maria Victoria Gonzaga
In the previous lesson, we learned what a population is, its attributes, and processes... Read More
Certain species are capable of expressing characteristics that can indicate the state of the ecosystem... Read More
Regulation of Biological Systems tutorials are focused on the modulation of biological systems from cell to population... Read More
noun, plural: forest fires
A wildfire that consumes a forest or a woodland
A wildfire is a... Read More
In ecology, a trophic level pertains to a position in a food chain or ecological pyramid occupied by a group of organisms... Read More
Metamerism is the repetition of homologous body segments. This type of development can be seen in the... Read More
1. To furnish with strings; as, to string a violin. Has not wise nature strung the legs and feet With firmest nerves,... Read More
Origin: F. Quantite, L. Quantitas, fr. Quantus bow great, how much, akin to quam bow, E. How, who. See Who.
1. The... Read More
1. Frequently repeated or customary action; habitual performance; a succession of acts of a similar kind; usage;... Read More
(ecology) A graphical model showing the interconnecting food chains in an ecological... Read More
noun, plural: primary consumers
Any organism that consumes or feeds on autotrophs
A food chain is... Read More
(physiology) The act or process of taking (food or drink) to the mouth and then conveying it through the... Read More
The red algae belong to the phylum Rhodophyta which literally was derived from the Greek word ῥόδον (rhodon), meaning... Read More
1. The Fluid which we Breathe, and which surrounds the earth; the Atmosphere. It is Invisible, inodourous, Insipid,... Read More
1. A member of any religious order or community who has taken the vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience, and who... Read More
plural: transfer ribonucleic acids
trans•fer ri•bo•nu•cle•ic ac•id, ˈtɹænsfɝ... Read More
noun, plural: orders
(1) (taxonomy) A taxonomic rank used in classifying organisms, generally below the class,... Read More
1. The space between two objects; the length of a line, especially the shortest line joining two points or things... Read More
(Science: zoology) Amphibia is one of the classes of vertebrates.
The amphibia are distinguished by... Read More
1. A number of things or events standing or succeeding in order, and connected by a like relation; sequence; order;... Read More
1. The act of mutually changing; the act of mutually giving and receiving; exchange; as, the interchange of... Read More
A feeding hierarchy in which organisms in an ecosystem are grouped into trophic (nutritional) levels and are... Read More
1. The act of revolving, or turning round on an axis or a center; the motion of a body round a fixed point or... Read More
1. The just adaptation of parts to each other, in any system or combination of things, or in things, or things... Read More
1. Opposite in order, relation, or effect; reversed; inverted; reciprocal; opposed to direct.
2. (Science: botany)... Read More
1. The act of cutting, or separation by cutting; as, the section of bodies.
2. A part separated from something; a... Read More
1. The act of generating or begetting; procreation, as of animals.
2. Origination by some process, mathematical,... Read More
1. The form of anything; shape; outline; appearance. Flowers have all exquisite figures. (Bacon)
2. The... Read More
1. The act of moving forward; a proceeding in a course; motion onward.
2. Course; passage; lapse or process of... Read More
The act or employment of grinding or passing through a mill; the process of fulling; the process of making a raised... Read More