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The biological study of bodies of water.

hy′dro·bi′o·log′i·cal (-bī′ə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) adj.
hy′dro·bi·ol′o·gist n.


(Biology) the field of biology concerned with the study of bodies of water


(ˌhaɪ droʊ baɪˈɒl ə dʒi)

the study of aquatic organisms.
hy•dro•bi•o•log•i•cal (ˌhaɪ drəˌbaɪ əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl) hy`dro•bi`o•log′ic, adj.
hy`dro•bi•ol′o•gist, n.
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