biospeleology

[ bahy-oh-spee-lee-ol-uh-jee ]
/ ˌbaɪ oʊˌspi liˈɒl ə dʒi /

noun

the study of organisms that live in caves.

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Origin of biospeleology

First recorded in 1945–50; bio- + speleology

OTHER WORDS FROM biospeleology

bi·o·spe·le·o·log·i·cal [bahy-oh-spee-lee-uh-loj-i-kuhl], /ˌbaɪ oʊˌspi li əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl/, adjectivebi·o·spe·le·ol·o·gist, noun
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