Definition of biometeorology in English:

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biometeorology

Pronunciation: /ˌbīōˌmēdēəˈräləjē/

noun

The study of the relationship between living organisms and weather.
Example sentences
  • He received a doctorate in biometeorology from Leeds University in 1981 and it was during his study there that he met Mandy, whom he married at a ceremony at St James's Church, Hebden Bridge, in 1980.
  • Though preliminary, scientific studies back up the notion that weather affects your health, says a biometeorology professor at Utah State University in Logan.
  • Pollen flight, hypersensitivity to changes in the weather, UV-radiation and also the bioclimate and air quality are just some of the aspects of human biometeorology.

Derivatives

biometeorological

Pronunciation: /-ərəˈläjikəl/
adjective
Example sentences
  • ‘The ICNIRP assessment ignores the large volume of epidemiological and biometeorological studies that do show adverse health effects.’
  • What are the biometeorological factors which influence carbon dioxide exchange and the energy budget?
  • We have carried out several experiments, and developed several analytical techniques following and surpassing our objectives on the biometeorological aspects of our projects.

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Syllabification: bi·o·me·te·or·ol·o·gy

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