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biocenosis

or bi路o路coe路no路sis

[ bahy-oh-si-noh-sis ]
/ 藢ba瑟 o蕣 s瑟藞no蕣 s瑟s /
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noun, plural bi路o路ce路no路ses [bahy-oh-si-noh-seez]. /藢ba瑟 o蕣 s瑟藞no蕣 siz/. Ecology.
a self-sufficient community of naturally occurring organisms occupying and interacting within a specific biotope.
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Origin of biocenosis

Translation of German Bioc枚nose (1877), equivalent to bio-bio- + -c枚nose<Greek ko铆n艒sis mingling, sharing (koin艒-, verbid stem of koino没n to make common, share (verbal derivative of koin贸s common; see ceno-2) + -sis-sis)
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Scientific definitions for biocenosis

biocenosis
[ b墨鈥才-s沫-n艒s沫s ]

Plural biocenoses (b墨鈥才-s沫-n艒s膿z)
A group of interacting organisms that live in a particular habitat and form a self-regulating ecological community.
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