Definition of disclimax in English:

disclimax

noun

Ecology
  • An enduring climax whose composition (in relation to the climax that would otherwise have been expected) has been altered by disturbance such as human activity, livestock grazing, or natural disaster.

Origin

1930s; earliest use found in Frederic Edward Clements (1874–1945). From dis- + climax.

Pronunciation

disclimax

/dɪˈsklʌɪmaks/