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bioastronautics

[ bahy-oh-as-truh-naw-tiks ]
/ ˌbaɪ oʊˌæs trəˈnɔ tɪks /
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noun (used with a singular verb)

the study of the environmental effects of space and space flight on living organisms.

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Origin of bioastronautics

First recorded in 1955–60; bio- + astronautics

OTHER WORDS FROM bioastronautics

bi·o·as·tro·nau·tic, bi·o·as·tro·nau·ti·cal, adjectivebi·o·as·tro·nau·ti·cal·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for bioastronautics

bioastronautics
/ (ˌbaɪəʊˌæstrəˈnɔːtɪks) /

noun

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