bioacoustics

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bi·o·a·cous·tics

 (bī′ō-ə-ko͞o′stĭks)
n. (used with a sing. verb)
The study of sounds produced by and affecting living organisms, especially those sounds involved in communication.

bioacoustics

(ˌbaɪəʊəˈkuːstɪks)
n
(Zoology) the study of animals' use of sound

bi•o•a•cous•tics

(ˌbaɪ oʊ əˈku stɪks; esp. Brit. -əˈkaʊ-)

n. (used with a sing. v.)
a science dealing with the sounds produced by or affecting living organisms.
[1955–60]
bi`o•a•cous′ti•cal, adj.