American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. See ecology.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. That branch of biologic science which treats of the conditions under which organisms live in their natural homes; the economics of biology; œcology (which see).
- n. the branch of biology concerned with the relations between organisms and their environment
- From French bionomique, pertaining to ecology, from bionomie, ecology : Greek bio-, bio- + Greek -nomiā, -nomy. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“The latter science is called bionomics; the former physiology.”
“, can be improved by combining them with summaries of the species-specific life history characteristics or "bionomics" of the DVS.”
“Another one is an amusing critique of people who coined some nonsense called “bionomics” that is supposed to be the confluence of biology and economics, but has little to do with either.”
“In this paper it is examined how weather influences the bionomics of migrant pests and the application of this examination to forecasting outbreaks is discussed.”
“The bionomics, allies, parasites, and the relations to human disease.”
“Both physiology and bionomics not only describe and compare, but also inquire into the proximate causes of the various activities, and are thus intimately related to physics and chemistry, and at the same time are of paramount importance for the philosophy of life and of plant and animal activity.”
“He also knew many physiological facts, and made several discoveries in bionomics which were rediscovered only in the nineteenth century.”
“Still more impressive than the progress of palæontology is that of systematic biology and bionomics, branches to which a thousand modern scientists have devoted the entire energy of their lives.”
“During the same period immense progress has been made in bionomics, palæontology, morphology, physiology, and, indeed, all biological sciences.”
“Mendelism and mutation to cover the of bionomics and evolution.”
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