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The science that deals with the phenomena of the atmosphere, especially weather and weather conditions.

[French météorologie, from Greek meteōrologiā, discussion of astronomical phenomena : meteōron, astronomical phenomenon; see meteor + -logiā, -logy.]

me′te·or·o·log′i·cal (-ər-ə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl), me′te·or·o·log′ic adj.
me′te·or·o·log′i·cal·ly adv.
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Adj.1.meteorologic - of or pertaining to atmospheric phenomena, especially weather and weather conditionsmeteorologic - of or pertaining to atmospheric phenomena, especially weather and weather conditions; "meteorological factors"; "meteorological chart"; "meteoric (or meteorological) phenomena"
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Many physicians have been skeptical of patient self-reports of a weather/migraine connection because of mixed results in prior studies examining the impact of a single meteorologic factor at a time, such as barometric pressure, temperature, humidity, or wind speed.
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We assessed associations between hantavirus infection (estimated as antibody prevalence) and vegetation, hydrologic, meteorologic, and rodent population characteristics; presence of hantavirus antibody and individual characteristics; and known hantavirus host abundance and vegetation, hydrologic, and meteorologic characteristics.
In the HEC-HMS model there are six main folders: basin (where the conversion of the rainfall/runoff is carried out through the hydrological elements of the model), meteorologic (that defines the meteorologic boundary conditions of the model), control specifications (that describes start and end time of the simulations), time-series data (where the time-series of precipitation data is inserted in the model), paired data (functional data such as cross-section profiles, unit hydrographs and storage-discharge data, depending on the available data that the modeller has for the study) and grid data (for the management of the model grid cells).
He then resliced and -diced those numbers with CDC data on health outcomes and ethnic diversity, and resorted using meteorologic data on humidity and temperature using a multivariate analysis technique called multiple linear regression.
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And the riskiest meteorologic conditions are, not surprisingly, snow and ice something that parents should take into account in their typical rush to get driver's education out of the way in the summer months, he said.
He could be seen reporting illnesses observed for the first time in Cuba (7,8) or writing about tropical illnesses, epidemic disease, bacteriology, or working on Physiologic Pathology, Hygiene and Sanitary Medicine, as well as other medical topics (1,2,6,9) and obviously on Ophthalmology, specialty to which he dedicated several years (10) He also theorized about gravity and other physical and meteorologic problems (11).
Triggering of ventricular tachycardia by meteorologic and emotional stress: protective effect of R-blockers and anxiolytics in men and elderly.
Another source of information is the Mexican National Meteorologic Service (Servicio Metereologico Nacional).

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