paleoecology

[pey-lee-oh-i-kol-uh-jee or, esp. British, pal-ee-o-]

noun

the branch of ecology dealing with the relations and interactions between ancient life forms and their environment.

Nearby words

  1. paleocerebellum,
  2. paleoclimate,
  3. paleoclimatology,
  4. paleoconservative,
  5. paleocortex,
  6. paleoencephalon,
  7. paleog.,
  8. paleogene,
  9. paleogeography,
  10. paleogeology

Related formspa·le·o·ec·o·log·i·cal [pey-lee-oh-ek-uh loj-i-kuh l, -ee-kuh- or, esp. British, pal-ee-o-] /ˌpeɪ li oʊˌɛkˈəlɒdʒ ɪ kəl, -ˌi kə- or, esp. British, ˌpæl i ɒ-/, adjectivepa·le·o·e·col·o·gist, noun

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Medicine definitions for paleoecologist

paleoecology

[pā′lē-ō-ĭ-kŏlə-jē]

n.

The branch of ecology that deals with the interaction between ancient organisms and their environment.

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Science definitions for paleoecologist

paleoecology

[pā′lē-ō-ĭ-kŏlə-jē]

The branch of ecology that deals with the interaction between ancient organisms and their environment.
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