a variant spelling of autoecious
. the development of the entire life cycle of a parasitic fungus on a single host or group of hosts.
a branch of dealing with the individual organism or species in relation to its environment. noun the ecological study of an individual organism or species Compare synecology autecology (ô’tĭ-kŏl’ə-jē) The branch of ecology that deals with the biological relationship between an individual organism or an individual species and its environment. Compare synecology.
a former town, now part of Paris, France: noted for residences of Boileau, Talleyrand, Molière, La Fontaine, and other eminent people. Historical Examples He takes the Liverpool steamer, just as we take the little boat for Auteuil, without any more fuss, without any more preparation. Jonathan and His Continent Max O’Rell There would be great […]
- Auteur theory
(in film criticism) a theory that the director is the chief creator of a film and gives it an individual style that is evident in all aspects of the finished product. Contemporary Examples You can see an animated depiction of them debating the auteur theory. The Only Critic That Mattered Allen Barra November 1, 2011