subclimax definition by Webster's New World
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Ecol. the successional stage just preceding a climax formation
subclimax definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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A stage in the ecological succession of a plant or animal community immediately preceding a climax, and often persisting because of the effects of fire, flood, or other conditions.
- subˌcli·macˈtic adjective
subclimax - Science Definition