biocenology

or bi·o·coe·nol·o·gy

[ bahy-oh-si-nol-uh-jee ]
/ ˌbaɪ oʊ sɪˈnɒl ə dʒi /

noun

the branch of biology dealing with the study of biological communities and the interactions among their members.

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Origin of biocenology

First recorded in 1930–35; biocen(osis) + -o- + -logy
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Scientific definitions for biocenology

biocenology
[ bī′ō-sə-nŏlə-jē ]

The study of ecological communities and of interactions among their members.
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