something to be hunted and eaten by a predator
prey
nonliving things essential to life in an ecisysten
abioticfactor
anything living in an ecosystem
biotic factor
the role of an organism in an ecosystem
niche
the ___________ contains all the organisms and their abiotic factors
ecosystem
the wolf ___________ is dwindling in numbers
population
autotrophs that make their own food
producers
we humans are ___________ because we must eat for food
consumer
bacteria are an example of _________________ or break down dead matter
decomposers
2 or more organisms living together in "peace" and " harmony"
co-exisistence
anything posing a threat to life
hazard
problem causing micro-organisms
pathogen
water and food are examples of _________
resources
a tick on a dog is an example of _____________
parasitism
the study of micro-organisms
microbiology
a relationship where both organisms benefit
mutualism
the natural home of an organism
habitat
a disorder in an organism
disease
a common cold is an example of an ___________________________
infectious disease
a cold is also an example of a(n)
virus
a poison is a ______
toxin
if you can transmit a disease without experiencing the symptoms you are a _____
vector
a mushroom-like decomposer
fungi
this bacteria is known for causing strep throat
streptococcus
a widespread disease
epidemic
a highly contagious quick spreading disease
pandemic
poor _______ will mean you are more likely to be infected
hygiene
a specific group of single celled organisms like ameoba
protozoa