bio·​acous·​tics | \ˌbī-(ˌ)ō-ə-ˈkü-stiks \

Definition of bioacoustics 

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

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

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1955, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of bioacoustics was in 1955

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bio·​acous·​tics | \-ə-ˈküs-tiks \

Medical Definition of bioacoustics 

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

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