biocenology

noun bi·o·ce·nol·o·gy \ˌbī(ˌ)ōsə̇ˈnäləjē\
variants: less commonly

biocoenology

\ˌbī(ˌ)ōsə̇ˈnäləjē\

Definition of biocenology

plural

-es

  1. :  a branch of biology concerned with the study of natural communities and the interaction of the members of such a community — compare ecology

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Origin and Etymology of biocenology

2bi- + coen- + -logy


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