bio·​speleology | \ "+\

Definition of biospeleology

: the biological study of cave-dwelling organisms

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Other Words from biospeleology

biospeleologist \ "+ \ noun

First Known Use of biospeleology

1904, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for biospeleology

bi- entry 2 + speleology

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