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hydrogeology

[hahy-droh-jee-ol-uh-jee] /ˌhaɪ droʊ dʒiˈɒl ə dʒi/
noun
1.
the science dealing with the occurrence and distribution of underground water.
Also called hydrology, geohydrology.
Origin
1815-1825
1815-25; hydro-1 + geology
Related forms
hydrogeological
[hahy-druh-jee-uh-loj-i-kuh l] /ˌhaɪ drəˌdʒi əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl/ (Show IPA),
hydrogeologic, adjective
hydrogeologist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for hydrogeology

hydrogeology

/ˌhaɪdrədʒɪˈɒlədʒɪ/
noun
1.
the branch of geology dealing with the waters below the earth's surface and with the geological aspects of surface waters
Derived Forms
hydrogeological, adjective
hydrogeologist, noun
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hydrogeology in Science
hydrogeology
  (hī'drō-jē-ŏl'ə-jē)   
The scientific study of the occurrence, distribution, and effects of groundwater.
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