(Archaic) A withdrawing or retiring; a moving back; retreat.
A pitted area in a tooth caused by caries.
(ecology) the status of an organism within its environment and community (affecting its survival as a species)
A small, narrow opening; crack, as in a wall
The area enclosed or bounded by an angle formed in this manner:
(Architecture) A usually semicircular or polygonal, often vaulted recess, especially the termination of the sanctuary end of a church.
A residential institution for the care of the aged, mentally ill, etc.
A position of employment in an organization or hierarchy.
The principle that when two species compete for the same critical resources within an environment, one of them will eventually outcompete and displace the other. The displaced species may become locally extinct, by either migration or death, or it may adapt to a sufficiently distinct niche within the environment so that it continues to coexist noncompetitively with the displacing species.
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