harmful to the environment or a specific ecosystem
also ecotoxicology , (n.)
noun See ecotoxic
- Ecotropic virus
ecotropic virus ec·o·trop·ic virus (ěk’ə-trŏp’ĭk, -trō’pĭk, ē’kə-) n. An oncornavirus that does not produce disease in its natural host, but does replicate in tissue culture cells derived from the host species.
[ek-uh-tahyp, ee-kuh-] /ˈɛk əˌtaɪp, ˈi kə-/ noun, Ecology. 1. a subspecies or race that is especially adapted to a particular set of environmental conditions. /ˈiːkəˌtaɪp; ˈɛkə-/ noun 1. (ecology) a group of organisms within a species that is adapted to particular environmental conditions and therefore exhibits behavioural, structural, or physiological differences from other members of […]
noun 1. (informal) a person who zealously pursues environmentalist aims