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biometeorology

[bahy-oh-mee-tee-uh-rol-uh-jee] /ˌbaɪ oʊˌmi ti əˈrɒl ə dʒi/
noun
1.
the scientific study of the effects of natural or artificial atmospheric conditions, as temperature and humidity, on living organisms.
Origin
1945-1950
1945-50; bio- + meteorology
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biometeorological
[bahy-oh-mee-tee-er-uh-loj-i-kuh l] /ˌbaɪ oʊˌmi ti ər əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl/ (Show IPA),
adjective
biometeorologist, noun
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biometeorology

/ˌbaɪəʊˌmiːtɪəˈrɒlədʒɪ/
noun
1.
the study of the effect of weather conditions on living organisms
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biometeorology
  (bī'ō-mē'tē-ə-rŏl'ə-jē)   
The study of the relationship between atmospheric conditions, such as temperature and humidity, and living organisms. Biometeorology encompasses several areas of study, including terrestrial and aquatic biology, mortality, urban design, and architecture.
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