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 (ē′kō-fĭz′ē-ŏl′ə-jē, ĕk′ō-)
The study of the interrelationship between an organism's physical functioning and its environment.

e′co·phys′i·o·log′i·cal (-ə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) adj.
e′co·phys′i·ol′o·gist (-ŏl′ə-jĭst) n.


(Biology) the study of the physiology of organisms with respect to their adaptation to the environment
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They're pushing their biology as far as they can - and we're concerned maybe it's going to push them too far," said lead author Terrie Williams, an ecophysiologist at the University of California, Santa Cruz.
Through this project I will also contribute to the technological development of tools promoted by the Competitiveness Council of the EU while consolidating my career as an independent marine ecophysiologist.
A cold heart "affects everything," says ecophysiologist Diego Bernal of the University of Massachusetts in Dartmouth, who wasn't part of the research.
Hank Harlow, Director of the Center and noted ecophysiologist at the University of Wyoming, gave a short history about the Ranch and related research.
A group of research scientists working under the auspices of the ecophysiologist Dr.
Similarly, ecophysiologist Shea Tuberty of Appalachian State University is studying how the spill has affected levels of selenium and other elements in fish tissue, and how that in turn affects fish populations.
I was always under the impression that when naked mole rats reach a certain maturity, they stop growing and that's it," says coauthor Rochelle Buffenstein, an ecophysiologist at the City University of New York.