eco-, oeco-, oec-
(Greek: house, household affairs [environment, habitat], home, dwelling; used in one extensive sense as, "environment")
2. A reference to the promise of a coming era when humans live in a mutually enhancing relationship with the larger community of life systems.
The Ecozoic Era could also be called the “ecological age”.
2. A non host-specific parasite.
3. A reference to a unisexual organism in which male and female gametes are produced by different individuals.
2. A branch of economics dealing with the broad and general aspects of an economy; such as, the relationship between the income and investments of a country as a whole.
This is the field of economics that studies the behavior of the aggregate economy including economy-wide phenomena; such as, changes in unemployment, national income, rate of growth, gross domestic product, inflation, and price levels.
Macroeconomics is focused on the movement and trends in the economy as a whole, while in microeconomics the focus is placed on factors that affect the decisions made by firms and individuals.
The factors that are studied by macro and micro will often influence each other; for example, the current level of unemployment in the economy as a whole will affect the supply of workers which an oil company can hire from.
2. Anyone who practices or supports the study of groups of organisms that are associated as a unit or a biological community.
3. A study of the interrelationships among communities of organisms, populations, communities, and systems: The professor told his students that synecology includes the science of all living and relevant nonliving components of natural communities and their relationships with each other.