Definition of bioecological in English:

bioecological

adjective

  • 1Biology
    Biology. Of or relating to the ecology of organisms and their interactions with each other.

  • 2Psychology
    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.

Origin

1920s; earliest use found in Journal of Mammalogy. From bio- + ecological, after bioecology.

Pronunciation

bioecological

/ˌbʌɪəʊˌɛkəˈlɒdʒɪkl//ˌbʌɪəʊˌiːkəˈlɒdʒɪkl/