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Meaning of ECOLOGY

Pronunciation:  i'kâlujee

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the branch of biology concerned with the relations between organisms and their environment
  2. [n]  the environment as it relates to living organisms; "it changed the ecology of the island"

ECOLOGY is a 7 letter word that starts with E.


 Synonyms: bionomics, environmental science
 See Also: biological science, biology, environment, palaeoecology, paleoecology



Biology Dictionary
 Definition: The scientific study of the relationship of organisms to each other and to their environment.
  1. The study of the interactions of organisms with their environment and with each other.
  2. the study of the dynamic relationships of organisms to each other and the total environment.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: aerobiology, agrobiology, anatomy, animal physiology, anthropology, astrobiology, autecology, bacteriology, biochemics, biochemistry, biochemy, bioecology, biological science, biology, biometrics, biometry, bionics, bionomics, biophysics, botany, cell physiology, commensality, comparative anatomy, conchology, cryobiology, cybernetics, cytology, ecoclimate, ecodeme, ecosystem, electrobiology, element, embryology, entomology, enzymology, ethnobiology, ethology, exobiology, genetics, gnotobiotics, helminthology, herpetology, ichthyology, life science, malacology, mammalogy, medium, microbiology, molecular biology, ornithology, parasitism, pharmacology, physiology, protozoology, radiobiology, symbiosis, symbiotics, synecology, taxidermy, taxonomy, virology, xenobiology, zoogeography, zoography, zoology, zoonomy, zoopathology, zoophysics, zootaxy, zootomy