biocenology

noun
bi·​o·​ce·​nol·​o·​gy
variants: or less commonly biocoenology \ ˌbī(ˌ)ōsə̇ˈnäləjē \
plural -es

Definition of biocenology

: 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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History and Etymology for biocenology

bi- entry 2 + coen- + -logy

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“Biocenology.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/biocenology. Accessed 5 Dec. 2020.

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