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hydrobiology

(hī′drō-bī-ŏl′ə-jē)
n.
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.
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hydrobiology

the study of aquatic organisms.
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In recent years, numerous European hydrobiologists have been involved in the elaboration of criteria for the classification of the quality of water bodies.
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