Origin of synecologyGerman synökologie from syn-, syn- + ökologie, ecology
- syn′e·co·log′ic syn′e·co·log′i·cal
- (ecology) One of two broad subdivisions of ecology (the other being autecology), meaning the study of groups of organisms associated as a unit (essentially a biological community).
From syn- + ecology.
synecology - Medical Definition
- syn′e·co·log′ic (-kə-lŏj′ĭk) syn′e·co·log′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl)