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synecology

[sin-i-kol-uh-jee] /ˌsɪn ɪˈkɒl ə dʒi/
noun
1.
the branch of ecology dealing with the relations between natural communities and their environments.
Compare autecology.
Origin
1910-1915
1910-15; syn- + ecology
Related forms
synecologic
[sin-ek-uh-loj-ik] /ˌsɪn ɛk əˈlɒdʒ ɪk/ (Show IPA),
synecological, adjective
synecologically, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for synecological

synecology

/ˌsɪnɪˈkɒlədʒɪ/
noun
1.
the ecological study of communities of plants and animals Compare autecology
Derived Forms
synecologic (sɪnˌɛkəˈlɒdʒɪk), synecological, adjective
synecologically, adverb
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synecology
  (sĭn'ĭ-kŏl'ə-jē)   
The branch of ecology that deals with the ecological interrelationships among communities of organisms. Compare autecology.
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