limnologic

limnology

[lim-nol-uh-jee]
noun
the scientific study of bodies of fresh water, as lakes and ponds, with reference to their physical, geographical, biological, and other features.

Origin:
1890–95; limno- (combining form representing Greek límnē pool, marsh) + -logy

limnological [lim-nl-oj-i-kuhl] , limnologic, adjective
limnologically, adverb
limnologist, noun
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limnology (lɪmˈnɒlədʒɪ)
 
n
the study of bodies of fresh water with reference to their plant and animal life, physical properties, geographical features, etc
 
[C20: from Greek limnē lake]
 
limnological
 
adj
 
limno'logic
 
adj
 
limno'logically
 
adv
 
lim'nologist
 
n

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limnology
1893, from Gk. limne "lake, marsh" (see slime).
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limnology   (lĭm-nŏl'ə-jē)  Pronunciation Key 
The scientific study of the organisms living in and the phenomena of fresh water, especially lakes and ponds.
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