radioecology

noun
ra·​dio·​ecol·​o·​gy | \ ˌrā-dē-ō-i-ˈkä-lə-jē How to pronounce radioecology (audio) \

Definition of radioecology

: the study of the effects of radiation and radioactive substances on ecological communities

First Known Use of radioecology

1956, in the meaning defined above

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“Radioecology.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/radioecology. Accessed 2 Jul. 2022.

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radioecology

noun
ra·​dio·​ecol·​o·​gy | \ ˌrād-ē-ō-i-ˈkäl-ə-jē How to pronounce radioecology (audio) \
plural radioecologies

Medical Definition of radioecology

: the study of the effects of radiation and radioactive substances on ecological communities

Other Words from radioecology

radioecological \ -​ˌē-​kə-​ˈläj-​i-​kəl, -​ˌek-​ə-​ How to pronounce radioecology (audio) \ adjective

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