bioacoustics
noun plural but singular in construction Date: 1957 a branch of science concerned with the production of sound by and its effects on living organisms • bioacoustician noun

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  • Bioacoustics — is a cross disciplinary science that combines biology and acoustics. Usually it refers to the investigation of sound production, dispersion through elastic media, and reception in animals, including humans. This involves neurophysiological and… …   Wikipedia

  • bioacoustics — [bī΄ōə ko͞os′tiks] n. a branch of acoustics that deals with sounds produced and perceived, esp. for communication, by animals …   English World dictionary

  • bioacoustics — bioacoustical, adj. /buy oh euh kooh stiks/ or, esp. Brit., / euh kow /, n. (used with a sing. v.) the science of sounds produced by or affecting living organisms, as for communication or echolocation. [1955 60; BIO + ACOUSTICS] * * * …   Universalium

  • bioacoustics — noun A cross disciplinary science that combines biology and acoustics, investigating for instance the mechanisms of sound production and detection …   Wiktionary

  • bioacoustics — The science dealing with the effects of sound fields or mechanical vibrations on living organisms. * * * bio·acous·tics ə küs tiks n pl but sing in constr a branch of science that deals with the relation between living things and sound * * *… …   Medical dictionary

  • bioacoustics — n. science which studies the sounds produced by living organisms …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bioacoustics — bio·acoustics …   English syllables

  • bioacoustics — bi•o•a•cous•tics [[t]ˌbaɪ oʊ əˈku stɪks[/t]] esp. brit. [[t] əˈkaʊ [/t]] n. (used with a sing. v.) phl a science dealing with the sounds produced by or affecting living organisms • Etymology: 1955–60 bi o•a•cous′ti•cal, adj …   From formal English to slang

  • bioacoustics — “+ noun plural but singular in construction Etymology: from bioacoustic, after such pairs as English acoustic: acoustics : a branch of science that deals with the relation between living beings and sound …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bioacoustics therapy — Bioacoustic Therapy is a technique in alternative medicine that involves the analysis of sound waves produced during vocalization combined with presentation of low frequency analog sound to promote healing. Klotter, Jule (2004): “Human… …   Wikipedia

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