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bionomics

[ bahy-uh-nom-iks ]
/ ˌbaɪ əˈnɒm ɪks /
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noun (used with a singular verb)

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Origin of bionomics

1885–90; bio- + -nomics, probably on the model of economics; see -nomy, -ics

OTHER WORDS FROM bionomics

bi·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 bionomics

bionomics
/ (ˌbaɪəˈnɒmɪks) /

noun

(functioning as singular) a less common name for ecology (def. 1), ecology (def. 2)

Derived forms of bionomics

bionomic, adjectivebionomically, adverbbionomist (baɪˈɒnəmɪst), noun

Word Origin for bionomics

C19: from bio- + nomics on pattern of economics
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Scientific definitions for bionomics

bionomics
[ bī′ə-nŏmĭks ]

See ecology.
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