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English noun: ecology

1. ecology (state) the environment as it relates to living organisms


SamplesIt changed the ecology of the island.


Broader (hypernym)environment

2. ecology (cognition) the branch of biology concerned with the relations between organisms and their environment


Synonymsbionomics, environmental science


Broader (hypernym)biological science, biology


Narrower (hyponym)palaeoecology, paleoecology


Domain category membersassociation, biotic community, community, cosmopolitan, ecesis, ecological niche, ecological succession, endemic, establishment, food chain, food cycle, food pyramid, food web, niche, succession, widely distributed









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