climatology

climatology
The study of climate and its relation to disease.

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cli·ma·tol·o·gy .klī-mə-'täl-ə-jē n, pl -gies the science that deals with climates and their phenomena
cli·ma·to·log·i·cal .klī-mət-əl-'äj-i-kəl adj
cli·ma·to·log·i·cal·ly -k(ə-)lē adv
cli·ma·tol·o·gist -mə-'täl-ə-jəst n

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cli·ma·tol·o·gy (kli″mə-tolґə-je) [Gr. klima the supposed slope of the earth from the equator to the pole + -logy] the science devoted to the study of the conditions of the natural environment (rainfall, daylight, temperature, humidity, air movement) prevailing in specific regions of the earth.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

См. также в других словарях:

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  • climatology — 1843, from CLIMATE (Cf. climate) + OLOGY (Cf. ology). Related: Climatologist (1886) …   Etymology dictionary

  • climatology — [klī΄mə täl′ə jē] n. the science dealing with climate and climatic phenomena climatological [klī′mətə läj′i kəl] adj. climatologist n …   English World dictionary

  • Climatology — Climate Research redirects here. For the journal of that name, see Climate Research (journal). Atmospheric sciences …   Wikipedia

  • climatology — climatologic /kluy meuh tl oj ik/, climatological, adj. climatologically, adv. climatologist, n. /kluy meuh tol euh jee/, n. the science that deals with the phenomena of climates or climatic conditions. [1835 45; CLIMATE + O + LOGY] * * * Branch… …   Universalium

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  • climatology — climate ► NOUN 1) the general weather conditions prevailing in an area over a long period. 2) a prevailing trend or public attitude. DERIVATIVES climatology noun climatological adjective. ORIGIN originally denoting a zone of the earth between two …   English terms dictionary

  • climatology — noun Date: 1842 the science that deals with climates and their phenomena • climatological adjective • climatologically adverb • climatologist noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • climatology — noun The science that deals with climates, and investigates their phenomena and causes …   Wiktionary

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