the scientific study of the effects of natural or artificial atmospheric conditions, as temperature and humidity, on living organisms.

1945–50; bio- + meteorology

biometeorological [bahy-oh-mee-tee-er-uh-loj-i-kuhl] , adjective
biometeorologist, noun Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To bio-meteorology
World English Dictionary
biometeorology (ˌbaɪəʊˌmiːtɪəˈrɒlədʒɪ)
the study of the effect of weather conditions on living organisms

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
American Heritage
Science Dictionary
biometeorology   (bī'ō-mē'tē-ə-rŏl'ə-jē)  Pronunciation Key 
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.
The American Heritage® Science Dictionary
Copyright © 2002. Published by Houghton Mifflin. All rights reserved.
Cite This Source
Copyright © 2014, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature