ecology

(redirected from EHP)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Financial, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

ecology

 [e-kol´o-je]
the science of the relationship between organisms and their environments; the study of the effect of environment on the life history of organisms. adj., adj ecolog´ic, ecolog´ical.

e·col·o·gy

(ē-kol'ŏ-jē),
The branch of biology concerned with the total complex of interrelationships among living organisms, encompassing the relations of organisms to each other, to the environment, and to the entire energy balance within a given ecosystem.
Synonym(s): bioecology, bionomics (2)
[eco- + G. logos, study]

ecology

(ĭ-kŏl′ə-jē)
n. pl. ecolo·gies
1.
a. The science of the relationships between organisms and their environments.
b. The relationship between organisms and their environment.

ec′o·log′i·cal (ĕk′ə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl, ē′kə-), ec′o·log′ic (-ĭk) adj.
ec′o·log′i·cal·ly adv.
e·col′o·gist n.

ecology

[ikol′əjē]
Etymology: Gk, oekos, house, logos, science
the study of the interaction between organisms and their environment.

e·col·o·gy

(ē-kol'ŏ-jē)
The branch of biology concerned with interrelationships among living organisms, encompassing the relations of organisms to each other, to the environment, and to the energy balance within a given ecosystem.

ecology

or

bionomics

the study of plants and animals in relation to their total environment.

e·col·o·gy

(ē-kol'ŏ-jē)
Branch of biology concerned with total complex of interrelationships among living organisms, encompassing relations of organisms to each other, the environment, and entire energy balance within a given ecosystem.

ecology,

n the study of the interaction between living organisms and their environment.

ecology

the science of organisms as affected by environmental factors; the study of the environment and the life history of organisms.
References in periodicals archive ?
Buehrens noted that as awareness of EHP grows with health care purchasers, he anticipates that the network of physicians will grow, increasing the depth and breadth of EHP services.
Although the EHP is six percent, strong population growth provides a good source of renters, making it a 'low risk' market according to our data.
The EHP system assures customers of compliance with all security mandates ordered by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).
Macdonald, who has more than a decade of experience in substance abuse management with EHP, will serve as president of First American Screening Information's new occupational health division, created from the combination of EHP and SAMI's operations.
AAHP executive vice president, Charles Stellar said, "We are especially pleased that EHP is positioned to provide AAHP members with HIPAA solutions and services to lower their administrative costs, and provide better information to the providers and consumers they serve.
EHP operates primarily in one state, which exposes the company to adverse developments on the legislative, regulatory, and economic fronts.
In my inaugural editorial as editor-in-chief (Tilson 2008), I wrote that EHP must adhere to the principles of independence, transparency, and balance and be prepared to recognize emerging themes in order to attract a wider audience and have an impact on the field.
Standard & Poor's also affirmed its 'A-' counterparty credit and financial strength ratings on two EHP wholly owned subsidiaries -- MedAmerica Insurance Co.
The study will appear in the November 2003 print issue of EHP.
EHP received more than 1,500 submissions during 2013, and nearly 500 of those papers were sent out for peer review.
Starting in 2011, EHP decided to recognize two papers each year (Tilson 2011).
The editors of EHP classified it as an important study, but caution against drawing conclusions without further review of the issue.