autecology

noun
aut·​ecol·​o·​gy | \ ˌȯ-ti-ˈkä-lə-jē How to pronounce autecology (audio) , ˌȯt-ē- \

Definition of autecology

: ecology dealing with individual organisms or individual species of organisms

Other Words from autecology

autecological \ ˌȯt-​ˌē-​kə-​ˈlä-​ji-​kəl How to pronounce autecology (audio) , -​ˌe-​kə-​ \ adjective

First Known Use of autecology

1910, in the meaning defined above

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“Autecology.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/autecology. Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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