bionomics

bionomics

[bahy-uh-nom-iks]
noun (used with a singular verb)
ecology ( def 1 ).

Origin:
1885–90; bio- + -nomics, probably on the model of economics; see -nomy, -ics

bionomic, bionomical, adjective
bionomically, adverb
bionomist [bahy-on-uh-mist] , noun
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bionomics (ˌbaɪəˈnɒmɪks)
 
n
(functioning as singular) ecology a less common name for ecology
 
[C19: from bio- + nomics on pattern of economics]
 
bio'nomic
 
adj
 
bio'nomically
 
adv
 
bionomist
 
n

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bionomics   (bī'ə-nŏm'ĭks)  Pronunciation Key 
See ecology.
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