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autecology

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noun aut·ecol·o·gy \ˌȯ-ti-ˈkä-lə-jē, ˌȯt-ē-\

Definition of autecology

  1. :  ecology dealing with individual organisms or individual species of organisms

autecologicalplay \ˌȯt-ˌē-kə-ˈlä-ji-kəl, -ˌe-kə-\ adjective


Origin of autecology

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1910


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