synecology

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syn·e·col·o·gy

 (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.

synecology

(ˌsɪnɪˈkɒlədʒɪ)
n
(Biology) the ecological study of communities of plants and animals. Compare autecology
synecologic, synˌecoˈlogical adj
synˌecoˈlogically adv

syn•e•col•o•gy

(ˌsɪn ɪˈkɒl ə dʒi)

n.
the ecological study of the relations between natural communities and their environments. Compare autecology.
[1910–15]
syn`ec•o•log′ic (-ɛk əˈlɒdʒ ɪk) syn`ec•o•log′i•cal, adj.
syn`ec•o•log′i•cal•ly, adv.

synecology

the branch of ecology that studies the relation of various groups of organisms to their common environment. Cf. autecology.
See also: Biology
the branch of ecology that studies the relationship between plant and animal communities and their environments. — synecologic, synecological, adj.
See also: Environment
Translations
Synökologie
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Autecologically and synecologically, plant endemism has been linked to comparatively low growth rates, low reproductive output, a greater tendency toward asexual reproduction, poorer dispersal ability, and smaller and more weakly persistent seed banks (Griggs, 1940; Kruckerberg & Rabinowitz, 1985; Major, 1988; Kunin & Gaston, 1993; McDonald & Cowling, 1994; Walck et al.