Biochore

biochore

[′bī·ō‚kȯr]
(ecology)
A group of similar biotopes.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Biochore

 

a subdivision of the biosphere, representing a group of similar biotopes. Biochores unite to form biocycles: dry land, seas, and inland waters.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.