Community Succession

Science / Biology / Community Succession: The sequential replacement of species in a community by immigration of new species and by local extinction of old ones.

Other Words for Succession

Succession Adjective Synonyms: sequence, progression, order, series, turn, course, flow, chain, train, procession
Succession Noun Synonyms: passing (on), handing down or on, transmittal, transmission, transfer, transferral, shift, conveyance, conveyancing
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Climax Community

Science / Biology / Climax Community: The stage in community succession where the community has become relatively stable through successful adjustment to its environment. MORE

Open Community

Science / Biology / Open Community: A community in which the populations have different density peaks and range boundaries and are distributed more or less randomly. MORE

Partible Succession

Entertainment / Literature / Partible Succession: The opposite of primogeniture, partible succession is the practice in which all the children share equally in an inheritance. Under this legal system, if a property-owner or king dies, the deceased's MORE

Junior-Community College

Life Style / College / Junior-Community College: A Junior/Community College is a two-year institution of higher education. Course offerings generally include a transfer curriculum with credits transferable toward a bachelor's degree at a four-year c MORE

Faunal Succession

Science / Geology / Faunal Succession: A principle of relative dating that is based upon the observed sequence of organisms in the rock record. The relative age of two rock units can frequently be determined by matching the fossils found i MORE

European Community (EC)

Business / Agriculture / European Community (EC): A regional organization created by the Treaty of Rome (1957), which provided for the gradual elimination of customs duties and other interregional trade barriers, a common external tariff, and gradual MORE

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