[ ek-oh-sen-triz-uh m, ee-koh- ]
/ ˌɛk oʊˈsɛn trɪz əm, ˌi koʊ- /
a philosophy or perspective that places intrinsic value on all living organisms and their natural environment, regardless of their perceived usefulness or importance to human beings.
Related formsec·o·cen·tric, adjective
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