electrobiology

electrobiology

[ih-lek-troh-bahy-ol-uh-jee]
noun
the branch of biology dealing with electric phenomena in plants and animals.

Origin:
1840–50; electro- + biology

electrobiological [ih-lek-troh-bahy-uh-loj-i-kuhl] , adjective
electrobiologically, adverb
electrobiologist, noun
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Main Entry:  electrobiology1
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  the scientific study of electrical phenomenon in living beings; also called electrophysiology, also written electro-biology
Etymology:  electr(icity) + biology
Main Entry:  electrobiology2
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  animal magnetism; animal hypnotism
Etymology:  electr(icity) + biology
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