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hydrology

noun hy·drol·o·gy \hī-ˈdrä-lə-jē\

Definition of HYDROLOGY

:  a science dealing with the properties, distribution, and circulation of water on and below the earth's surface and in the atmosphere
hy·dro·log·ic \ˌhī-drə-ˈlä-jik\ or hy·dro·log·i·cal \-ji-kəl\ adjective
hy·dro·log·i·cal·ly \-ji-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
hy·drol·o·gist \hī-ˈdrä-lə-jist\ noun

Origin of HYDROLOGY

New Latin hydrologia, from Latin hydr- + -logia -logy
First Known Use: 1762

hydrology

noun hy·drol·o·gy \hī-ˈdräl-ə-jē\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural hy·drol·o·gies

Medical Definition of HYDROLOGY

:  the body of medical knowledge and practice concerned with the therapeutic use of bathing and water

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