Definition of food web in English:

food web

Syllabification: food web

noun

Ecology
  • A system of interlocking and interdependent food chains.
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    • The structure of a food web also affects the stability of the system.
    • Sharks, like all top predators, play a critical role in keeping the marine food web in balance.
    • Tiny aquatic organisms called phytoplankton live in the ocean, providing the basis for the food web.

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