environmental science


the branch of science concerned with the physical, chemical, and biological conditions of the environment and their effect on organisms.

Nearby words

  1. environmental health service,
  2. environmental medicine,
  3. environmental protection agency,
  4. environmental psychology,
  5. environmental resistance,
  6. environmentalism,
  7. environmentalist,
  8. environs,
  9. envisage,
  10. envision

Origin of environmental science

First recorded in 1965–70

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