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bioacoustics

[bahy-oh-uh-koo-stiks or, esp. British, -uh-kou-]
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noun (used with a singular verb)
  1. the science of sounds produced by or affecting living organisms, as for communication or echolocation.
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Origin of bioacoustics

First recorded in 1955–60; bio- + acoustics
Related formsbi·o·a·cous·ti·cal, adjective
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bioacoustics

(bī′ō-ə-kōōstĭks)
n.
  1. The study of sounds produced by or affecting living organisms, especially those sounds involved in communication.
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