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The science of the relationship of climatic factors to the distribution, numbers, and types of living organisms; an aspect of ecology.
The study of the effects of climatic conditions on living organisms.
bi′o·cli·mat′ic (-klī-măt′ĭk) adj.
the study of the relationship and interactions between climate and organisms.
bioclimatologyAn interdisciplinary field that studies of the effects of climate of the biosphere on ecosystems, and the structure and function of living organisms.
the science devoted to the study of the effects on living organisms of conditions of the natural environment (rainfall, daylight, temperature, air movement) prevailing in specific regions of the earth. See also biometeorology.