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bioecology

[bahy-oh-i-kol-uh-jee] /ˌbaɪ oʊ ɪˈkɒl ə dʒi/
noun
1.
the study of the interrelations among living organisms in their natural environment; ecology.
Origin
1920-1925
1920-25; bio- + ecology
Related forms
bioecologic
[bahy-oh-ek-uh-loj-ik, -ee-kuh-] /ˌbaɪ oʊˌɛk əˈlɒdʒ ɪk, -ˌi kə-/ (Show IPA),
bioecological, adjective
bioecologically, adverb
bioecologist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for bioecological

bioecology

/ˌbaɪəʊɪˈkɒlədʒɪ/
noun
1.
another word for ecology (sense 1)
Derived Forms
bioecological (ˌbaɪəʊˌiːkəˈlɒdʒɪkəl) adjective
bioecologically, adverb
bioecologist, noun
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Contemporary definitions for bioecological
noun

the scientific study of the interrelationships of life forms and their relationships with the environment

Word Origin

biology + ecology

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