bioacoustics

noun, plural in form but singular in construction
bio·​acous·​tics | \ ˌbī-(ˌ)ō-ə-ˈkü-stiks How to pronounce bioacoustics (audio) \

Definition of bioacoustics

: a branch of science concerned with the production of sound by and its effects on living organisms

Other Words from bioacoustics

bioacoustician \ ˌbī-​(ˌ)ō-​ˌa-​ˌkü-​ˈsti-​shən How to pronounce bioacoustician (audio) , -​ə-​ˌkü-​ \ noun

First Known Use of bioacoustics

1955, in the meaning defined above

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“Bioacoustics.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bioacoustics. Accessed 5 Aug. 2020.

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bioacoustics

noun plural but singular in construction
bio·​acous·​tics | \ -ə-ˈküs-tiks How to pronounce bioacoustics (audio) \

Medical Definition of bioacoustics

: a branch of science that deals with the relation between living things and sound

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