synecologic

synecology

[sin-i-kol-uh-jee]
noun
the branch of ecology dealing with the relations between natural communities and their environments.
Compare autecology.


Origin:
1910–15; syn- + ecology

synecologic [sin-ek-uh-loj-ik] , synecological, adjective
synecologically, adverb
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synecology (ˌsɪnɪˈkɒlədʒɪ)
 
n
Compare autecology the ecological study of communities of plants and animals
 
synecologic
 
adj
 
syneco'logical
 
adj
 
syneco'logically
 
adv

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synecology   (sĭn'ĭ-kŏl'ə-jē)  Pronunciation Key 
The branch of ecology that deals with the ecological interrelationships among communities of organisms. Compare autecology.
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