the branch of biology dealing with the study of biological communities and the interactions among their members.
- biobehavioral science,
- biochemical oxygen demand,
- biochemical pathways
Origin of biocenology
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the branch of ecology concerned with the relationships and interactions between the members of a natural community
Word Origin for biocoenology
C20: from bio- + ceno-, from Greek koinos common + -logy
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The study of ecological communities and of interactions among their members.
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