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bioastronautics

[bahy-oh-as-truh-naw-tiks]
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noun (used with a singular verb)
  1. the science dealing with the effects of space travel on life.

Origin of bioastronautics

First recorded in 1955–60; bio- + astronautics
Related formsbi·o·as·tro·nau·tic, bi·o·as·tro·nau·ti·cal, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for bioastronautics

bioastronautics

noun
  1. (functioning as singular) the study of the effects of space flight on living organismsSee space medicine
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