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aer·o·bi·ol·o·gy

(ār'ō-bī-ol'ŏ-jē),
The study of atmospheric constituents, living and nonliving, of biologic significance, for example, airborne spores, pathogenic bacteria, allergenic substances, pollutants.

aerobiology

(âr′ō-bī-ŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The study of the sources, dispersion, and effects of airborne biological materials, such as pollen, spores, and microorganisms.

aer′o·bi·o·log′i·cal (-ə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) adj.
aer′o·bi·o·log′i·cal·ly adv.

Aerobiology

The formal study of living and nonliving atmospheric constituents—e.g., airborne pollutants, algae, insects, microorganisms including bacteria and viruses, spores and pollens—which are passively transported in the air and capable of evoking an immune response.

aer·o·bi·ol·o·gy

(ār'ō-bī-ol'ŏ-jē)
The study of atmospheric constituents, living and nonliving, of biologic significance.
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Visit the National Pollen and Aerobiological Research Unit website at www.pollenuk.co.uk and see for yourself.
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