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hy·dro·ge·ol·o·gy

 (hī′drō-jē-ŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The branch of geology that deals with the occurrence, distribution, and effect of groundwater.

hy′dro·ge′o·log′i·cal (-jē′ə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl), hy′dro·ge′o·log′ic adj.
hy′dro·ge·ol′o·gist n.

hydrogeology

(ˌhaɪdrədʒɪˈɒlədʒɪ)
n
(Geological Science) the branch of geology dealing with the waters below the earth's surface and with the geological aspects of surface waters
ˌhydrogeoˈlogical adj
ˌhydrogeˈologist n

hydrogeology

the study of water both on and beneath the earth’s surface. — hydrogeological, adj.
See also: Geology
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