autecology


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Related to autecology: synecology

au·te·col·o·gy

 (ô′tĭ-kŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The branch of ecology that deals with the biological relationship between an individual organism or an individual species and its environment.

au′te·co·log′i·cal (-kə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) adj.

autecology

(ˌɔːtɪˈkɒlədʒɪ)
n
(Environmental Science) the ecological study of an individual organism or species. Compare synecology
ˌautecoˈlogical adj

aut•e•col•o•gy

(ˌɔ təˈkɒl ə dʒɛ)

n.
the ecological study of an individual organism or species.
[1905–10]
aut•ec•o•log•ic (ˌɔt ɛk əˈlɒdʒ ɪk, -i kə-) aut`ec•o•log′i•cal, adj.
aut`ec•o•log′i•cal•ly, adv.

autecology

the branch of ecology that studies the relation of an organism to its environment. Cf. synecology.
See also: Biology
the study of an individual organism, or the species regarded collectively, in relation to environment. — autecologic, autecological, adj.
See also: Environment
Translations
autekologija
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