helioseismology

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he·li·o·seis·mol·o·gy

 (hē′lē-ō-sīz-mŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The study of seismic waves propagating in the sun, inferred from variations in solar brightness.

he′li·o·seis′mo·log′i·cal (-mə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) adj.
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helioseismology

the study of motions of the solar surf ace.
See also: Sun
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* solar seismology (Leighton, Noyes, and Simon, 1962)