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aerobiology

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noun aero·bi·ol·o·gy \ˌer-ō-bī-ˈä-lə-jē\

Definition of aerobiology

  1. :  the science dealing with the occurrence, transportation, and effects of airborne materials (as viruses, pollen, or pollutants)

aerobiologicalplay \-ˌbī-ə-ˈlä-ji-kəl\ adjective


Circa 1937

First Known Use of aerobiology

circa 1937


Medical Dictionary

aerobiology

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noun aero·bi·ol·o·gy \ˌar-ō-bī-ˈäl-ə-jē, ˌer-\

Medical Definition of aerobiology

plural aerobiologies

  1. :  the science dealing with the occurrence, transportation, and effects of airborne materials or microorganisms (as viruses, pollen, or pollutants)

aerobiological \-ˌbī-ə-ˈläj-i-kəl\play adjective <aerobiological studies>
aerobiologically \-k(ə-)lē\play adverb
aerobiologist \ˌar-ō-bī-ˈäl-ə-jist, ˌer-\ play noun <Besides keeping tabs on allergenic pollens and spores, aerobiologists can also provide early warning of changing patterns of the world's flora.—Gail Vines, New Scientist, 24 July 1999>



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