subsere


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sub·sere

 (sŭb′sîr′)
n.
A secondary series of ecological communities beginning after succession has been interrupted by fire, grazing, agriculture, or another destructive agent.

subsere

(ˈsʌbˌsɪə)
n
(Biology) a secondary sere arising when the progress of a sere towards its climax has been interrupted
[C20: sub- + sere2]