noun (used with a singular verb)
Related formsbi·o·nom·ic, bi·o·nom·i·cal, adjectivebi·o·nom·i·cal·ly, adverbbi·on·o·mist [bahy-on-uh-mist] /baɪˈɒn ə mɪst/, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for bionomicsDerived Formsbionomic, adjectivebionomically, adverbbionomist (baɪˈɒnəmɪst), noun
Word Origin for bionomics
C19: from bio- + nomics on pattern of economics
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Word Origin and History for bionomics
"science of organic evolution; ecology," 1888, coined by Scottish biologist Patrick Geddes (1854-1932) from Greek bio- (see bio-) + nomos "managing," from nemein "manage" (see numismatics).
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