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biospeleology

[bahy-oh-spee-lee-ol-uh-jee] /ˌbaɪ oʊˌspi liˈɒl ə dʒi/
noun
1.
the study of organisms that live in caves.
Origin
1945-1950
1945-50; bio- + speleology
Related forms
biospeleological
[bahy-oh-spee-lee-uh-loj-i-kuh l] /ˌbaɪ oʊˌspi li əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl/ (Show IPA),
adjective
biospeleologist, noun
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Contemporary definitions for bio speleological
noun

the scientific study of the organisms that live in caves and other subterranean regions

Word Origin

biology + speleology

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