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ecology

e·col·o·gy

ecology

 
 
pronunciation:
ih ka l ji
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part of speech: noun
definition: the scientific study of the relationships between living things and their environments.
An interest in ecology made her study the effects of warmer ocean temperatures on sea animals.
derivations: ecological (adj.), ecologically (adv.), ecologist (n.)
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  ecosystem, life, life cycle, natural resources, science
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