synecology

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synecology

(sĭn′ĭ-kŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The study of the ecological interrelationships among communities of organisms.

syn′e·co·log′ic (-kə-lŏj′ĭk), syn′e·co·log′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
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synecology

(sĭn″ē-kŏl′ō-jē) [Gr. syn, together, + oikos, house, + logos, word, reason]
The study of organisms in relationship to their environment in group form.
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synecology

the study of communities, rather than individuals. Compare AUTECOLOGY.
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