Detritus

Science / Marine Biology / Detritus: Particulate material that enters into a marine or aquatic system. If derived from decaying organic matter it is organic detritus.

Detrivore

Science / Marine Biology / Detrivore: An organism that feeds on large bits of dead and decaying organic matter. What detrivores leave behind is used by decomposers. Crabs and seabirds are examples of detrivores. Compare decomposer; see al MORE

Generalist

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Generalist: An individual who possesses the capabilities to perform more than one diversified function, rather then specializing in or having responsibility for one specific function. MORE

Trilobites

Science / Biology / Trilobites: A group of benthonic, detritus-feeding, extinct marine invertebrate animals (phylum Arthropoda), having skeletons of an organic compound called chitin. Trilobites appear in abundance early in the Camb MORE

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