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bi·o·ce·no·sis

(bī'ō-se-nō'sis),
An assemblage of species living in a particular biotope.
Synonym(s): biotic community
[bio- + G. koinos, common]

biocenosis

(bī′ō-sĭ-nō′sĭs)
n. pl. bioceno·ses (-sēz)
A group of interacting organisms that live in a particular habitat and form an ecological community.

biocenosis

[-sənō′sis]
Etymology: Fk, bios, life, koinos, common
an ecological community.

biocenosis

A group of interdependent organisms living in a particular ecosystem under uniform environmental conditions.
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Recherches qualitatives sur les biocenoses marines des substrats meubles dragables de la region marseillaise.
A better understanding of Pleistocene faunal communities in eastern Beringia has been hampered by the lack of in situ fossil assemblages that are representative of past biocenoses (Matthews, 1982; Guthrie, 1985).
Shallow water Desmophyllum dianthus (Scleractinia) from Chile: characteristics of the biocenoses, the bioeroding community, heterotrophic interactions and (palaeo)-bathymetrical implications.
Such data make it possible to estimate the involvement of moose in transfer of energy in different biocenoses.
The impact of oil production on the functional status of biocenoses.
The TDI uses the equation of the weighted average of Zelinka and Marvan (1961) to interpret the structure of epilithic diatom biocenoses in terms of nutrient concentrations in rivers, mainly phosphate.
Water quality study of Condor and Capivara streams, Porto Alegre municipal district, RS, Brazil, using epilithic diatoms biocenoses as bioindicators.