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food web

Syllabification: food web

Definition of food web in English:

noun

Ecology
A system of interlocking and interdependent food chains.
Example sentences
  • 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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