Ecology

Originally defined by Ernst Haeckel in 1866, ecology is the study of the relationships that develop among living organisms and between these organisms and the environment.

Ecology

Derived from the Greek oikos, 'house or place to live', the science dealing with living organisms and their relation to the environment. (Applied to plant pathology) The study that deals with the effect of environmental factors, such as soil, climate and culture etc. on the occurrence, severity and distribution of plant diseases or plant pathogens....

ecology

  1. the environment as it relates to living organisms
  2. the branch of biology concerned with the relations between organisms and their environment

ecology

(Living things in their environment) the study of living things within their environment

Ecology

Ecology (from οἶκος, `house`; -λογία, `study of`{Cref2|A}) is the scientific analysis and study of interactions among organisms and their environment, such as the interactions organisms have with each other and with their abiotic environment. Topics of interest to ecologists include the diversity, distribution, amount (biomass), num...
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Ecology

the science that studies the relationships between organisms and their environment. 'The study of the structure and function of nature' (Odum, 1971--Fundamentals of Ecology).
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ECOLOGY

The study of interrelationships of organisms and their environment.
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ecology

(e-kol´ә-je) the science of the relationship between organisms and their environments; the study of the effect of environment on the life history of organisms. adj., ecolog´ic, ecolog´ical., adj.
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ecology

(Gk: oikos=house, logos=word, reason) the branch of science dealing with the relationships of organisms to one another and to their physical surroundings. The study of the relationships of animals and plants to their animate and inanimate surroundings. 2) the study of the interaction of people with the environment.
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ecology

[n] - the environment as it relates to living organisms 2. [n] - the branch of biology concerned with the relations between organisms and their environment
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ecology

<study> The scientific study of the relationship of organisms to each other and to their environment. ... (09 Oct 1997) ...
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ecology

bionomics noun the branch of biology concerned with the relations between organisms and their environment
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Ecology

[disciplines] Ecology is a broad biological science and can be divided into many sub-disciplines using various criteria. Many of these fields overlap, complement and inform each other. Indeed, few of these disciplines exist in isolation. For example, the population ecology of an organism is a consequence of its behavioral ecology and intima...
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Ecology

A branch of biology dealing with the relations between living plants and animals and their environment.
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Ecology

A branch of science concerned with the interrelationship of organisms and their environment.
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Ecology

Branch of biology that deals with the relationship between living organisms and their environment.
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ecology

Branch of biology which studies the interactions between living organisms and all factors (including other organisms) in their environment: such interactions encompass environmental factors which determine the distributions of living organisms.
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ecology

ecology Employment in the science of the interrelationships between organisms and their enviroments.
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Ecology

Ecology is a study of the relationship between an organism and its environment.
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Ecology

Ecology is the study of the relationship between plants and the places in which they grow. The term is becoming used to describe the opposition to man-made pollution and destruction of nature, hence an ecologist today is thought of more as an environmental campaigner than a botanist.
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ecology

ecology, oecology 1. The branch of the biological sciences that deals with the relationship between organisms and their environment, including their relationship with other organisms. 2. The science concerned with interactions between organisms and the environment on spatial scales ranging from parts of individuals to the biosphere as a whole. Lite...
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ecology

ecology, study of the relationships of organisms to their physical environment and to one another. The study of an individual organism or a single species is termed autecology; the study of groups of organisms is called synecology.Sections in this article:IntroductionThe EcosystemThe Food Web and Ot...
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Ecology

is the study of communities of living organisms and the relationships among the members of those communities and between them and the physical and chemical constituents of their surroundings
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Ecology

It is the study of structure and function of nature.
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Ecology

Originally defined by Ernst Haeckel in 1866, ecology is the study of the relationships that develop among living organisms and between these organisms and the environment.
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