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  • [Henderson's] n. (1) a geological, ecological or seasonal sequence of species; (2) the sequence of different communities devel­oping over time in the same area, leading to a dynamic steady state or climax com­munity (used esp. of plant or microbial communities); (3) the occurrence of dif­ferent species over time in a given area.

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