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Preferred Term:

biogeochemical cycles

Definition:
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.
Concept Schemes:
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt-core
NALT Full
Entry Terms:
  • nutrient cycles
  • nutrient cycling
URI:
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/17315
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