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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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For being a species not commercially exploited, moringa is still little studied, especially regarding water consumption and its ecophysiological behavior.
The early life history stages of riverine fish: ecophysiological and environmental bottlenecks.
Evolutionary steps of ecophysiological adaptation and diversification of ruminants: a comparative view of their digestive system.
Ecophysiological analysis of drought and salinity stress in quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa Willd.
This volume consists of eight reviews of topics in oceanography and marine biology: the use of visual imaging for marine biological and ecological research; the ecology of macro and microtidal estuaries; concepts, definitions, and assessment of habitat complexity for demersal marine fish; biodiversity and ecosystem consequences of the proliferation of artificial structures in the sea; the ecophysiological responses of corals to environmental stressors; the ecological impacts of marine disposal of mine tailings; the ecological roles of exploited sea cucumbers; and multidecadal spatial and temporal variation in phytoplankton diversity in south-eastern Australia.
2005) state that ecophysiological studies of passion fruit (phenophases and plant physiology) are scarce, leading to a more defined understanding of the phenomena related to plant growth and development.
Defoliation, shoot plasticity, sward structure and herbage utilization in pasture: Review of the underlying ecophysiological processes.
In past decades, strategies development for endangered plant species management using ecophysiological techniques under nursery conditions, has become a center of interest for many conservationists, because of its low costs, great amount of replicates that can be held in a little space, and precise results that describe response of tree species to different factors (Cooke et al.