||The study of the interactions between living organisms and the nonliving components in an ecosystem.
||The living and nonliving components in an area.
||The different populations/species living together in a specific area.
||The number of specific species/type of organisms living in an area.
||An individual form of life (plant, animal, fungus, bacteria)
||The variety of life (number of different species) living in a specific area.
||Nonliving components of an ecosystem that are essential for life (water, sunlight, soil, air, temperature).
||The living, or once living, organisms in an ecosystem (tree, lion, rotting leaf).
||A class of organisms that have similar characteristics.