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e·col·o·gy

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

[German Ökologie : Greek oikos, house; see weik- in Indo-European roots + German -logie, study (from Greek -logiā, -logy).]

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.

ecological

(ˌiːkəˈlɒdʒɪkəl) or

ecologic

adj
1. (Environmental Science) of or relating to ecology
2. (Environmental Science) (of a practice, policy, product, etc) tending to benefit or cause minimal damage to the environment
ˌecoˈlogically adv
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.ecological - characterized by the interdependence of living organisms in an environment; "an ecological disaster"
2.ecological - of or relating to the science of ecologyecological - of or relating to the science of ecology; "ecological research"
biological science, biology - the science that studies living organisms

ecological

adjective environmental, green ecological disasters such as the destruction of the rainforest
Translations
بيئيبِيئيّ
ekologický
økologisk
ekologinen
ekološki
ökológiai
vistfræîilegur
生態学の
생태학의
ekološki
ekologisk
เกี่ยวกับนิเวศวิทยา
ekolojikçevreye ait
thuộc sinh thái học

ecological

[ˌiːkəʊˈlɒdʒɪkəl] ADJecológico

ecological

[ˌiːkəˈlɒdʒɪkəl] adj
[disaster] → écologique; [balance] → écologique
[group, movement] → écologiste

ecological

adj problem, balance, impactökologisch; ecological disasterUmweltkatastrophe f; ecological damageUmweltschäden pl; ecological systemÖkosystem nt; ecological groupUmweltorganisation f; ecological partyUmweltpartei f

ecological

[ˌiːkəʊˈlɒdʒɪkl] adjecologico/a

ecology

(iˈkolədʒi) noun
(the study of) living things considered in relation to their environment. Pollution has a disastrous effect on the ecology of a region.
eˈcologist noun
ˌecoˈlogical (iː-) adjective
ˌecoˈlogically adverb

ecological

بِيئيّ ekologický økologisk ökologisch οικολογικός ecológico ekologinen écologique ekološki ecologico 生態学の 생태학의 ecologisch økologisk ekologiczny ecológico экологический ekologisk เกี่ยวกับนิเวศวิทยา ekolojik thuộc sinh thái học 生态的
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Also, as with most epidemiological studies, we cannot rule out the role that ecological fallacy may play where the population average may not be appropriate in estimating an individual's risk of mortality.
Although the authors state that there is no risk of a possible ecological fallacy, it is obvious that most conclusions were obtained with data analysis of population-level records, which exceed individual conclusions (10).
It is also richer than the ecological fallacy because it occurs whenever an epidemiologist says "X causes Y" but never measures X.
To put it bluntly, this book falls in an ecological fallacy that places the horse before the cart.
The ecological fallacy and the gender ratio of suicide in China.
As a result, the ecological fallacy, a typical limitation in studies that use ecological data to measure individual-level correlations, is not a concern in our study (Schwartz, 1994).
Such a conclusion can be considered an ecological fallacy, which can easily lead to mis interpretation of the results.
The three major branches--continuous spatial variation, discrete spatial variation, and spatial point patterns--provide the core of the work, but other sections cover the history, spatio-temporal processes, and additional topics such as multi-variate spatial process models and spatial aggregation and the ecological fallacy.
Inferring individual behavior, such as racial attitudes affecting presidential votes from aggregate data confronts a logical barrier known as the ecological fallacy.
This could be an ecological fallacy and states that have more smokers also have lower costs, but it is puzzling when the regression includes an income variable as well.

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