phytosociology

noun
phy·​to·​so·​ci·​ol·​o·​gy | \ ˌfī-tō-ˌsō-sē-ˈä-lə-jē How to pronounce phytosociology (audio) , -shē- \

Definition of phytosociology

: a branch of ecology concerned especially with the structure, composition, and interrelationships of plant communities

Other Words from phytosociology

phytosociological \ ˌfī-​tō-​ˌsō-​sē-​ə-​ˈlä-​ji-​kəl How to pronounce phytosociological (audio) , -​shē-​ \ adjective

First Known Use of phytosociology

1917, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for phytosociology

phyto- + sociology

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“Phytosociology.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/phytosociology. Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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