paleoecology
noun Date: 1898 a branch of ecology that is concerned with the characteristics of ancient environments and with their relationships to ancient plants and animals • paleoecological also paleoecologic adjectivepaleoecologist noun

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  • paleoecology — paleoekologija statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Paleontologijos šaka, tirianti iškastinių organizmų tarpusavio santykius ir ryšius. atitikmenys: angl. paleoecology vok. Paläoökologie, f rus. палеоэкология, f …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • paleoecology — noun Reconstructing the ecosystems of the past …   Wiktionary

  • paleoecology — pa·leo·ecology …   English syllables

  • paleoecology — noun the branch of ecology that studies ancient ecology • Syn: ↑palaeoecology • Hypernyms: ↑ecology, ↑bionomics, ↑environmental science …   Useful english dictionary

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