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ecophysiology

[ ek-oh-fiz-ee-ol-uh-jee, ee-koh- ]
/ ˌɛk oʊˌfɪz iˈɒl ə dʒi, ˌi koʊ- /
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noun

the branch of physiology that deals with the physiological processes of organisms with respect to their environment.

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Origin of ecophysiology

First recorded in 1960–65; eco- + physiology
ec·o·phys·i·o·log·i·cal [ek-oh-fiz-ee-uh-loj-i-kuhl, ee-koh-], /ˌɛk oʊˌfɪz i əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl, ˌi koʊ-/, adjectiveec·o·phys·i·ol·o·gist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for ecophysiology

ecophysiology
/ (ˌiːkəʊˌfɪzɪˈɒlədʒɪ) /

noun

the study of the physiology of organisms with respect to their adaptation to the environment
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