biocoenology

biocenology

[bahy-oh-si-nol-uh-jee]
noun
the branch of biology dealing with the study of biological communities and the interactions among their members.
Also, biocoenology.


Origin:
1930–35; biocen(osis) + -o- + -logy

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biocoenology or biocenology (ˌbaɪəʊsɪˈnɒlədʒɪ)
 
n
the branch of ecology concerned with the relationships and interactions between the members of a natural community
 
[C20: from bio- + ceno-, from Greek koinos common + -logy]
 
biocenology or biocenology
 
n
 
[C20: from bio- + ceno-, from Greek koinos common + -logy]

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biocenology   (bī'ō-sə-nŏl'ə-jē)  Pronunciation Key 
The study of ecological communities and of interactions among their members.
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