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food chain

the path of the energy in food from one organism to another

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food web

the overlapping food chains in an ecosystem

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herbivore

an animal that eats plants algae and other producers

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carnevore

an animal that eats another animal

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predator

an animal that hunts other animals for food

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prey

a living thing that is hunted for food

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scavenger

a meat eating animal that feeds on the remains of dead animals

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omnevore

an animal that eats both plants and animals

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symbiois

a relationship between two kinds of organisms that lasts over time

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mutualism

a relationship between two kinds of organisms and benifits both

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parasitism

a relationship in witch one organism lives on another organism and benifits the relationship while the other might be harmed

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commensilasm

a relaitonship between two kinds of organisms that benifits one without harming the other