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(English) The special habitat that supplies all life-controlling factors to an organism; these factors include physical ones (climate, water, chemistry) and biological ones (predators, food organisms, and even the effect the species has on its own environment);also, the role or specialized position of an organism in its environment. (See also: habitat)
(French) Habitat spécial qui fournit tous les facteurs qui contrôlent la vie d’un organisme ; ces facteurs sont physiques (climat, eau, chimie) et biologiques (prédateurs, organismes-proies, et même influence de l'espèce sur son milieu) ; la rôle particulière d'un organisme dans son milieu. (See also: habitat)
(Portuguese) O habitat especial que fornece a um organismo todas as condições (físicas e biológicas) necessárias à vida; também o papel ou a posição especializada dum organismo no Ambiente. (See also: habitat)

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