Taxonomy Vocabulay

Abiotic Factor

A nonliving condition or thing, as climate or habitat, that influences or affects an ecosystem and the organisms in it.

Biotic Factor

A living thing, as an animal or a plant, that influences or affects an ecosystem.

Ecosystem

A system, or a interconnected group of elements, formed by the interaction of a community of organisms with their environment.

Habitat

The natural habitat of an organism; place that is natural for the life and growth of an organism.

Organism

A form of life composed of mutually independent parts that maintain various vital processes.

Population

The total amount of people inhabiting a country, city, or any area or district.

Community

A social group or any size whose members reaside in a specific locality, share government, and often have a common cultural and historical heritage.

Classification

The assignment of organisms to groups within a system of categories distinguished bystructure, origin, etc. The usual series of catelgories is phylum (or, especially in botany,division), class, order, family, genus, species, andvariety.

Taxonomy

The science or technique of classification.