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Related to paleoecology: paleobiogeography
The branch of ecology that deals with the interaction between ancient organisms and their environment.
pa′le·o·e′co·log′ic (-ē′kə-lŏj′ĭk, -ĕk′ə-), pa′le·o·e′co·log′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
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(Palaeontology) a variant spelling of palaeoecology
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the branch of ecology that studies the relationship of ancient plants and animals to their environments. — paleoecologic, palaeoecologic, paleoecological, palaeoecological, adj.See also: Environment
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The study of the relationship between prehistoric plants, animals, and their surroundings.
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