Ecology is defined as the branch of science that studies how people or organisms relate to each other and their environment.(noun)
An example of ecology is studying the food chain in a wetlands area.
See ecology in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: Ger ökologie < Gr oikos (see eco-) + -logia, -logy
See ecology in American Heritage Dictionary 4
noun pl. e·col·o·gies
Origin: German Ökologie
Origin: : Greek oikos, house; see weik-1 in Indo-European roots
Origin: + German -logie, study (from Greek -logiā, -logy).
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