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Habitat vs. Xeric — What's the Difference?

Habitat vs. Xeric — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Habitat and Xeric

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Habitat

In ecology, the term habitat summarises the array of resources, physical and biotic factors that are present in an area, such as to support the survival and reproduction of a particular species. A species habitat can be seen as the physical manifestation of its ecological niche.
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Xeric

Of, characterized by, or adapted to an extremely dry habitat.
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Habitat

The natural environment in which a species or group of species lives
Good coyote habitat.
Managing wildlife habitat.
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Xeric

(of an environment or habitat) very dry, lacking humidity and water
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Habitat

A particular kind of natural environment
Woodland and prairie habitats.
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Xeric

(of an organism) Adapted to live in a very dry habitat
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Habitat

An artificial environment created for an animal to live in
The lion habitat at the zoo.
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Xeric

Being deficient in moisture;
Deserts provide xeric environments
Mesic habitats
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Habitat

A structure that affords a controlled environment for living in extremely inhospitable locations, such as an underwater research laboratory.
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Habitat

The place where a person lives or is most likely to be found
"This park became his habitat—a bench-sitter at 17" (Neal Cassady).
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Habitat

Conditions suitable for an organism or population of organisms to live.
This park offers important amphibian habitat and breeding area.
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Habitat

A place or type of site where an organism or population naturally occurs.
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Habitat

A terrestrial or aquatic area distinguished by geographic, abiotic and biotic features, whether entirely natural or semi-natural.
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Habitat

A place in which a person lives.
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Habitat

The natural abode, locality or region of an animal or plant.
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Habitat

Place where anything is commonly found.
This word has its habitat in Oxfordshire.
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Habitat

The type of environment in which an organism or group normally lives or occurs;
A marine habitat
He felt safe on his home grounds
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