biocoen
n. [Gr. bios, life; koinos, common]
All of the living components of an environment.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • biocoen — biocenose …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • biocenose — the balanced association of animals and plants in a biotope, a natural assemblage; strictly the animal and plant associations excluding the physical aspects of the environment and so not the same as ecosystem. Also spelled biocoenose. Also called …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • holocoen — n. [Gr. holos, whole; koinos, common] The whole environment, the biocoen and abiocoen; the ecosystem …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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