Meaning of biotope

bi•o•tope

Pronunciation: (bī'u-tōp"), [key]
— n. Ecol.
  1. a portion of a habitat characterized by uniformity in climate and distribution of biotic and abiotic components, as a tidal pool or a forest canopy.
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