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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