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phe·nol·o·gy

 (fĭ-nŏl′ə-jē)
n.
1. The scientific study of periodic biological phenomena, such as flowering, breeding, and migration, in relation to climatic conditions.
2. The timing of a periodic biological phenomenon in relation to climatic conditions.


phe′no·log′i·cal (fē′nə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) adj.
phe′no·log′i·cal·ly adv.
phe·nol′o·gist n.

phenology

(fɪˈnɒlədʒɪ)
n
the study of recurring phenomena, such as animal migration, esp as influenced by climatic conditions
[C19: from pheno(menon) + -logy]
phenological adj
pheˈnologist n

phe•nol•o•gy

(fɪˈnɒl ə dʒi)

n.
the science dealing with the influence of climate on the recurrence of such annual phenomena of animal and plant life as budding and bird migrations.
[1880–85; syncopated variant of phenomenology, with restriction to climatic phenomena]
phe•no•log•i•cal (ˌfin lˈɒdʒ ɪ kəl) adj.
phe`no•log′i•cal•ly, adv.
phe•nol′o•gist, n.

phe·nol·o·gy

(fĭ-nŏl′ə-jē)
The scientific study of cyclical biological events, such as flowering, breeding, and migration, in relation to climatic conditions.

phenology

the branch of biology that studies the relation between variations in climate and periodic biological phenomena, as the migration of birds or the flowering of plants. — phenologist, n. — phenologic, phenological, adj.
See also: Climate
the study of natural phenomena that occur periodically, as migration or blossoming, and their relation to climate and changes of season. — phenologist, n.phenological, adj.
See also: Time
the study of the effects of climate on animal and plant life. — phenologist, phaenologist, n. — phenologic, phaenologic, phenological, phaenological, adj.
See also: Organisms
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