[ bahy-oh-mee-tee-uh-rol-uh-jee ]
/ ˌbaɪ oʊˌmi ti əˈrɒl ə dʒi /


the scientific study of the effects of natural or artificial atmospheric conditions, as temperature and humidity, on living organisms.

Origin of biometeorology

First recorded in 1945–50; bio- + meteorology

OTHER WORDS FROM biometeorology

bi·o·me·te·or·o·log·i·cal [bahy-oh-mee-tee-er-uh-loj-i-kuh l] /ˌbaɪ oʊˌmi ti ər əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl/, adjectivebi·o·me·te·or·ol·o·gist, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for biometeorologist

/ (ˌbaɪəʊˌmiːtɪəˈrɒlədʒɪ) /


the study of the effect of weather conditions on living organisms
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Science definitions for biometeorologist

[ bī′ō-mē′tē-ə-rŏlə-jē ]

The study of the relationship between atmospheric conditions, such as temperature and humidity, and living organisms. Biometeorology encompasses several areas of study, including terrestrial and aquatic biology, mortality, urban design, and architecture.
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