Flashcards › How do plants and animals interact?

Producer a living thing that makes its own food Consumer a living thing that eats food herbivore a consumer that eats only plants carnivore a consumer that eats only animals omnivore a consumer that eats both plants and animals prey an animal that is hunted by others for food predator a consumer that hunts for food competition when 2 or more living things need the same resources decomposer a living thing that breaks down waste and living things that have died decay when a decomposer breaks things down; it return certain materials to the soil germs very small living things or particles disease a condition in which the body or a part of the body does not work properly Flashcards for Ch. 4