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biota

 [bi-o´tah]
all the living organisms of a particular area; the combined flora and fauna of a region.

bi·o·ta

(bī-ō'tă),
The collective flora and fauna of a region.
[Mod. L., fr. G. bios, life]

biota

/bi·o·ta/ (bi-ō´tah) all the living organisms of a particular area; the combined flora and fauna of a region.

biota

(bī-ō′tə)
n.
The living organisms of a region or habitat: soil biota; the biota of Australia.

biota

A generic term for all living (flora or fauna) organisms present in an ecosystem at a specific point in time.

bi·o·ta

(bī-ō'tă)
The collective flora and fauna of a region.
[Mod. L., fr. G. bios, life]

biota

the living organisms present in a specific region or area, ranging in size from a small puddle to a BIOME or larger.

biota

all the living organisms of a particular area; the combined flora and fauna of a region.
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