a certain kind of complex environmental neighborhood described as certain ecological circumstances and a distinctive band of flowers and creatures preserved in a somewhat stable equilibrium such as for example a rain woodland biome or prairie biome
- an important biotic community characterized by the prominent kinds of vegetation together with prevailing climate
The balance of a eco system this is certainly obviously maintained.
1908, from Greek bios (see bio-) + -ome.
big, wel defined, and balanced complex of biologic communities (animals, bugs, and plants) characteristic of, and maintained by, the environment of a geographic region including a coral atoll, wilderness, marsh, prairie, woodland, or tundra.