[ mahy-kroh-hab-i-tat ]
/ ˌmaɪ kroʊˈhæb ɪˌtæt /
an extremely localized, small-scale environment, as a tree stump or a dead animal.
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British Dictionary definitions for microhabitat
/ (ˌmaɪkrəʊˈhæbɪtæt) /
ecology the smallest part of the environment that supports a distinct flora and fauna, such as a fallen log in a forest
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Scientific definitions for microhabitat
[ mī′krō-hăb′ĭ-tăt′ ]
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