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biogeochemical cycles

The circulation (cycling) of chemical elements such as nitrogen, carbon, etc. in specific pathways from the abiotic portions of the environment into the organic substances in the flora and fauna and then back again into abiotic forms.
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  • nutrient cycles
  • nutrient cycling
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