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ecotone (ē′kə-tōn′, ĕk′ə-)
A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
ecotone the zone of distribution of an organism across the boundaries of which the individuals of a species become progressively fewer, less productive, and sometimes smaller.