Chapter 54 notes

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Biological Sciences
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Kamini Persaud

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chapter 54: 54.1: population: Any group of organisms coexisting at the same time and in the same place and capable of interbreeding with one another. population structure: The proportions of individuals in a population belonging to different age classes (age structure). Also, the distribution of the population in space. population density: The number of individuals (or modules) of a population in a unit of area or volume. The study of the birth, death, and movement rates that create population dynamics (changes in population structure and density) is known as demography. life table: A table showing, for a group of equalaged individuals, the proportion still alive at different times in the future and the number of offspring they produce during each time interval. cohort : A group of similar-aged organisms, considered as it passes through
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