bio·​geo·​coe·​no·​sis | \ -¦jēōsə̇¦nōsə̇s \
variants: or biogeocenosis \ -​¦jēōsə̇¦nōsə̇s \
plural biogeocoenoses or biogeocenoses\ -​ōˌsēz \

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Other Words from biogeocoenosis

biogeocoenotic \ -​nätik \ adjective

First Known Use of biogeocoenosis

1954, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for biogeocoenosis

New Latin, from bi- entry 2 + ge- + -coenosis (as in biocoenosis)

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“Biogeocoenosis.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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