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Biology. Of or relating to the ecology of organisms and their interactions with each other.
Psychology. Designating or relating to a model of the development of individual human behaviour and personality which posits that inherited tendencies manifest only as a result of continuing interaction with the environment.
1920s; earliest use found in Journal of Mammalogy. From bio- + ecological, after bioecology.
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.