Complete Definition of "synecology"

English

Etymology
From syn- + ecology.

Noun
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  1. ecology One of two broad subdivisions of ecology (the other being autecology), meaning the study of groups of organisms associated as a unit (essentially a biological community).

Quotations
1959:"In regard to subdivisions, ecology is commonly divided into autecology and synecology." — Odum

Derived terms
synecological
synecologically
synecologist

vi:synecology

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