BIOSPHERE

n. all areas of the earth which are capable of supporting life. It includes all living organisms, big or small, as well as all the spheres (atmosphere, hydosphere, lithosphere) and systems (land, air, water) surounding them. Also called the zone of life.

BIOSPHERE: "The biosphere is a collective name for all the ecosystems existing and functioning in the world today."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "BIOSPHERE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/biosphere/ (accessed May 27, 2020).
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