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Definitions and Synonyms of ecology | Another word for ecology | What is ecology?

Definition 1: the branch of biology concerned with the relations between organisms and their environment - [noun denoting cognition]

Synonyms for ecology in the sense of this definition

(ecology is a kind of ...) the science that studies living organisms

(... is a kind of ecology ) the branch of ecology that studies ancient ecology

(ecology is the domain which ... is member of) growing or occurring in many parts of the world

"a cosmopolitan herb" "cosmopolitan in distribution"

(ecology is the domain which ... is member of) (ecology) the status of an organism within its environment and community (affecting its survival as a species)

(ecology is the domain which ... is member of) (ecology) the gradual and orderly process of change in an ecosystem brought about by the progressive replacement of one community by another until a stable climax is established

(ecology is the domain which ... is member of) (ecology) the process by which a plant or animal becomes established in a new habitat

(ecology is the domain which ... is member of) (ecology) a community of organisms where there are several interrelated food chains

(ecology is the domain which ... is member of) (ecology) a hierarchy of food chains with the principal predator at the top; each level preys on the level below

(ecology is the domain which ... is member of) (ecology) a community of organisms where each member is eaten in turn by another member

(ecology is the domain which ... is member of) (ecology) a group of organisms (plants and animals) that live together in a certain geographical region and constitute a community with a few dominant species

(ecology is the domain which ... is member of) (ecology) a group of interdependent organisms inhabiting the same region and interacting with each other

(ecology is the domain which ... is member of) native to or confined to a certain region

"the islands have a number of interesting endemic species"

Definition 2: the environment as it relates to living organisms - [noun denoting state]

Samples where ecology or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • it changed the ecology of the island

(ecology is a kind of ...) the totality of surrounding conditions

"he longed for the comfortable environment of his living room"

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