Gause's law


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Gause's law

(gô′zĭz)
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Gause's Law

a law stating that no two species with identical ecology can exist together in the same environment. It is named after the German anatomist G.F. Gause.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005