Animal Diversity 7th Edition

Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 0073524255
ISBN 13: 978-0-07352-425-2

Chapter 2 - Review Questions: 1

Answer

For scientists, the term 'environment' includes everything external to the organism, with its immediate surroundings being most important. The term 'ecology' refers to the relationship of the organism to both its organic and inorganic environment.

Work Step by Step

'Environment' is everything around an organism, while 'ecology' is the relationship between the organism and it's environment.
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