Ecosystem definition

ēkō-sĭstəm, ĕkō-
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A community of organisms together with their physical environment, viewed as a system of interacting and interdependent relationships and including such processes as the flow of energy through trophic levels and the cycling of chemical elements and compounds through living and nonliving components of the system.
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An ecological community together with its environment, functioning as a unit.
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A system made up of a community of animals, plants, and bacteria interrelated together with its physical and chemical environment.
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An ecological community together with its environment, functioning as a unit.
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The definition of an ecosystem is a group of plants, animals and bacteria that work together to remain healthy.

An example of an ecosystem is a coral reef.

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A system formed by an ecological community and its environment that functions as a unit.
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The interconnectedness of organisms (plants, animals, microbes) with each other and their environment.
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(business, marketing) A set of interconnected products and services.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
ecosystem
Plural:
ecosystems