Weekly Vocabulary

MAY 15-`9, 2017

arboral: of or relating to or formed by trees.


benthos: a region including the bottom of  the sea.


canebrake: a dense growth of cane (especially giant cane).


dispersion: spreading widely or driving off.


emergent: coming into existence.


food chain: community of organisms where each member is eaten by another.


hydric: having or characterized by excessive moisture.


lotic: of or relating to or living in actively moving water.


mesic: having or characterized by moderate or a well-balanced supply

of moisture.


niche: a small concavity.


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