autecology

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From Ancient Greek via Latin auto- (on itself) +‎ ecology.

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autecology

  1. one of two broad subdivisions of ecology, which studies the individual organism or species.
    • 1959 CE: Odum,
      In regard to subdivisions, ecology is commonly divided into autecology and synecology.

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  • Webster's Seventh New Collegiate Dictionary, Springfield, Massachusetts, G.&C. Merriam Co., 1967