hy·​dro·​bi·​ol·​o·​gy | \ ˌhī-drō-bī-ˈä-lə-jē How to pronounce hydrobiology (audio) \

Definition of hydrobiology

: the biology of bodies or units of water especially : limnology

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hydrobiological \ ˌhī-​drō-​ˌbī-​ə-​ˈlä-​ji-​kəl How to pronounce hydrobiology (audio) \ adjective
hydrobiologist \ ˌhī-​drō-​bī-​ˈä-​lə-​jist How to pronounce hydrobiology (audio) \ noun

Examples of hydrobiology in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Though first observed in Turkey in 2007, sea snot appears to have periodically plagued the Mediterranean Sea since the 18th century, Özgür Bayt, a lecturer in hydrobiology at Ondokuz Mayıs University, told BirGün. Washington Post, 26 May 2021 Lake Turkana’s unique semi-saline hydrobiology sustains indigenous fisheries, including some endemic species. Sean Avery, Quartz Africa, 16 Oct. 2020

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First Known Use of hydrobiology

1926, in the meaning defined above

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“Hydrobiology.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hydrobiology. Accessed 23 Sep. 2021.

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