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Definition of Biocoenosis:
A community or natural assemblage of organisms; often used as an alternative to ecosystem but strictly it is the fauna/flora associations per se excluding physical aspects of the environment.[1].
This is the common definition for Biocoenosis, other definitions can be discussed in the article


  1. Lincoln R., Boxshall G. and Clark P. (1998). A Dictionary of Ecology, Evolution and Systematics (2nd Ed). Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, (England). 361pp.