synecology

noun
syn·​ecol·​o·​gy | \ˌsi-ni-ˈkä-lə-jē, ˌsi-ne-\

Definition of synecology 

: a branch of ecology that deals with the structure, development, and distribution of ecological communities

Other Words from synecology

synecological \ ˌsi-​ˌnē-​kə-​ˈlä-​ji-​kəl , ˌsi-​ˌne-​ \ adjective

First Known Use of synecology

1910, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for synecology

German Synökologie, from syn- syn- + Ökologie ecology

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