genecology

noun

gen·​ecology
¦jēn,
¦jen +
plural -es
: a branch of ecology concerned primarily with the species and its genetically variant subdivisions, with their position in nature and, with the controlling and ecological factors

Word History

Etymology

Greek genos race (from gignesthai to be born) + English ecology

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“Genecology.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/genecology. Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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