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Glossary of ALL Terms for Data on EOL

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oak woodland
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000239
An oak woodland is a woodland which has a tree community primarily composed of oak trees.
obligate climber
http://eol.org/schema/terms/obligateClimber
obligate epiphyte
http://eol.org/schema/terms/obligateEpiphyte
obligate parasite
http://eol.org/schema/terms/obligateParasite
obligate parasite
https://www.wikidata.org/entity/Q7075151
parasitic organism that cannot complete its life-cycle without exploiting a suitable host
obligate parasite
https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Q7075151
parasitic organism that cannot complete its life-cycle without exploiting a suitable host
occurrence ID
http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/occurrenceID
An identifier for the Occurrence (as opposed to a particular digital record of the occurrence). In the absence of a persistent global unique identifier, construct one from a combination of identifiers in the record that will most closely make the occurrenceID globally unique.
occurrence remarks
http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/occurrenceRemarks
Comments or notes about the Occurrence.
Oceanian realm (islands)
http://eol.org/schema/terms/OceaniaRealm
The Oceanian realm is one of the World Wildlife Fund-WWF biogeographic realms, and is unique in not including any continental land mass. It includes the islands of the Pacific Ocean in: Micronesia, the Fijian Islands, the Hawaiian islands, and Polynesia (with the exception of New Zealand).
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oceanian_realm
oceanic bathypelagic zone
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000037
The bathypelagic zone biome comprises the marine water column below approximately 1000 m water depth - the maximum depth to which detectable daylight penetrates in all but the clearest oligotrophic waters - and extends to about 2500 - 2700 m water depth. In the temperate Atlantic, the beginning of the bathypelagic zone biome approximates to the deep oxygen minimum and the base of the permanent thermocline.
oceanic benthopelagic zone
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000040
The benthopelagic zone biome comprises regions of the marine water column which usually coincide with the benthic boundary layer (BBL) - the layer of isothermal and isohaline water contiguous to the sea floor. A general reversal in the declining gradient of pelagic biomass may be observed here, perhaps explained by viable nutrition on the sea floor being resuspended by bottom currents. This zone typically extends 100 m above the seafloor, but may reach upto1000 m during benthic storms.
oceanic front
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000071
An oceanic front is a narrow zone of enhanced horizontal gradients of water properties (temperature, salinity, nutrients, etc.) that separates broader areas with different water masses or different vertical structure (stratification).
oceanic island
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000222
An island that does not sit on a continental shelf, and is of volcanic origin.
oceanic pelagic zone
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000033
The oceanic epipelagic zone biome comprises the marine water column offshore, beyond a continental shelf.
oceanic zone
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000207
The water mass of an ocean that is not above a continental shelf.
oceanodromous
http://eol.org/schema/terms/oceanodromous
An oceanodromous fish, like an anadromous or catadromous fish, is migratory. Unlike anadromous or catadromous fish, an oceanodromous fish spends its whole life in salt water.
ocelli
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/BTO_0001758
small simple eyes, found in many invertebrates, usually consisting of a few sensory cells and a single lens
octadecanoic acid
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/CHEBI_28842
of special concern
https://eol.org/schema/terms/special_concern
may become threatened or endangered because of a combination of biological characteristics and identified threats
oil palm plantation
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000120
olenekian age
http://resource.geosciml.org/classifier/ics/ischart/Olenekian
International Chronostratigraphic Chart: http://www.stratigraphy.org/index.php/ics-chart-timescale
oligocene epoch
http://resource.geosciml.org/classifier/ics/ischart/Oligocene
International Chronostratigraphic Chart: http://www.stratigraphy.org/index.php/ics-chart-timescale
oligotrophic freshwater lake
http://eol.org/schema/terms/oligotrophicFreshwaterLake
oligotrophic water
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00002223
Water with a very low nutrient level.
olive grove
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000193
omnidirectional
https://eol.org/schema/terms/omnidirectional
existing in every direction
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Omnidirectional
omnivore
http://polytraits.lifewatchgreece.eu/terms/FEED_O
omnivore
http://www.wikidata.org/entity/Q164509
organism consuming a variety of foods, usually including both plants and animals
omnivore
https://www.wikidata.org/entity/Q164509
Crustacean body sizes
omnivore-carnivore
https://eol.org/schema/terms/omnivoreCarnivore
An omnivorous animal that usually or preferentially feeds on animals
omnivore-herbivore
https://eol.org/schema/terms/omnivoreHerbivore
An omnivorous animal that usually or preferentially feeds on plants
onset of fertility
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/VT_0002683
The age at which an organism develops the ability to produce live offspring.
oocyst
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/BTO_0001773
Zygote, specifically a sporozoan zygote undergoing sporogenous development.
open-ended ventilator
http://polytraits.lifewatchgreece.eu/terms/RW_OEV
In open-ended ventilation the burrows are U-shaped and can be flushed easily from one end to the other
optimal growth pH
http://eol.org/schema/terms/OptimalGrowthpH
The pH of a medium (water column, soil moisture) at which the growth rate of an organism is typically optimized
optimal growth temperature
http://eol.org/schema/terms/OptimalGrowthTemperature
Optimal temperature conditions for cell division
Created by Anne Thessen
optimal rainfall
https://eol.org/schema/terms/optimal_rainfall
rainfall required for survival and growth
orange
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/PATO_0000953
A color hue with high-medium wavelength that of that portion of the visible spectrum lying between red and yellow, evoked in the human observer by radiant energy with wavelengths of approximately 585 to 620 nanometers.
[database_cross_reference: Wikipedia:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orange]
orchard
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000115
An intentional planting of trees or shrubs maintained for food, typically fruit, production.
orchard soil
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00005772
Soil in which trees from an orchard grow.
ordovician period
http://resource.geosciml.org/classifier/ics/ischart/Ordovician
International Chronostratigraphic Chart: http://www.stratigraphy.org/index.php/ics-chart-timescale
organ system
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/NCIT_C12919
anatomical structure that consists of organs and organ subclasses responsible for certain body functions
organic material
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000155
Environmental material characteristic of, pertaining to, or derived from living organisms.
organic matter fall
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000137
An accumulation of organic matter that has fallen to the bottom of a body of water.
organic waste
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00002873
waste containing mostly natural organic materials; remains of plants, animal excrement, biological sludge, and so forth
orientation
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/PATO_0000133
A spatial quality inhering in a bearer by virtue of the bearer's placement which is defined by the angle between the bearer and an axis, or another object
origin of toxin
http://eol.org/schema/terms/OriginOfToxin
Toxin found in an organism may be biosynthesized by that organism, accumulated from a dietary source, borrowed from a microbial symbiont, etc...
original material
http://eol.org/schema/terms/originalMaterial
Part of the material collected from the occurence from which the taxon was first defined
ornamental
https://www.wikidata.org/entity/Q199182
cultivated for decorative purposes
ornamentation
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/PATO_0002440
A surface feature shape quality inhering in a bearer by virtue of the degree of the bearer's highly topographical with ridges, pits, rugosity or other surface structures
osmotroph
http://www.wikidata.org/entity/Q2601246
uptake of dissolved organic compounds by osmosis for nutrition
ostraciiform
https://eol.org/schema/terms/ostraciiform
Body/caudal fin propulsion, with no appreciable body wave when they employ caudal locomotion. Only the tail fin itself oscillates (often very rapidly) to create thrust. Typical of the Ostraciidae
other
http://eol.org/schema/terms/otherBudSource
Bud sources other than epicormic buds, apex, root crown, lignotuber, burl, rhizome, roots or storage organs, including those not clearly specified (e.g., stump).
http://www.uv.es/jgpausas/brot.htm
otoliths
https://www.wikidata.org/entity/Q591800
Inner-ear structure in vertebrates which detects acceleration and may detect acoustic signals
outer ear length
http://eol.org/schema/terms/OuterEarLength
External ear (pinna) length is a standard measurement in mammalogy, usually measured in a living mammal or a fresh mammal carcass. External ear length is measured from the base of the notch at the bottom of the ear to the apex (highest point) of the ear.
Kristofer Helgen
outer reef
http://eol.org/schema/terms/outerReef
outwash fan
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000434
A fan-shaped body of sediments deposited by braided streams from a melting glacier.
ovate
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/PATO_0001891
Egg-shaped; a spheroid quality inhering in a bearer by virtue of the bearer's exhibiting a continuous convex surface with an axis of symmetry and one axis longer than the other.
overlapping (imbricate)
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/PATO_0002488
positioned over another entity so as to cover some portion of it
oviparous
http://purl.bioontology.org/ontology/MESH/D052287
The capability of producing eggs (OVA) from which young are hatched outside the body. While mostly referring to nonmammalian species, this does include MAMMALS of the order MONOTREMATA.
ovivore
https://www.wikidata.org/entity/Q60743215
a consumer that that feeds on unhatched eggs
oxbow lake
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000202
A lake which is formed when a wide meander from a stream or a river is cut off to form a lake. They are called oxbow lakes due to the distinctive curved shape that results from this process.
oxea
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/PORO_0000431
Monaxon (diactinal) spicule pointed at both ends (a-m in figure). Different types are distinguished by shape and tip morphology. Shape may be fusiform (a), angulate (b), centrotylote (c), curved (d), or flexuous (e). Tips may be acerate (f), asymmetrical (g), blunt (h), conical (i), hastate (j), mucronate (k), stepped (1), or symmetrical (m).
oxfordian age
http://resource.geosciml.org/classifier/ics/ischart/Oxfordian
International Chronostratigraphic Chart: http://www.stratigraphy.org/index.php/ics-chart-timescale
oxygen
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/CHEBI_15379
molecular oxygen, O2
oyster reef
https://www.wikidata.org/entity/Q25220868
rock-like reef, composed of dense aggregations of oysters in large colonial communities, which provides habitat for juvenile oysters, other marine animals and plants
oz
http://mimi.case.edu/ontologies/2009/1/UnitsOntology#US_ounce
An ounce (abbreviated oz) is usually the international avoirdupois ounce as used in the United States customary and British imperial systems, which is equal to one sixteenth of a pound or approximately 28 grams.
http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Ounce&oldid=585840842