microecology

[ mahy-kroh-i-kol-uh-jee ]
/ ˌmaɪ kroʊ ɪˈkɒl ə dʒi /

noun

the ecology of a microhabitat.

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Origin of microecology

First recorded in 1960–65; micro- + ecology

OTHER WORDS FROM microecology

mi·cro·ec·o·log·i·cal [mahy-kroh-ek-uh-loj-i-kuh l, -ee-kuh-] /ˌmaɪ kroʊˌɛk əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl, -ˌi kə-/, adjective
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