Type: Term Pronunciation: fe-nol′ŏ-jē Definitions: 1. The study of the biologic rhythms of plants and animals, particularly those rhythms showing seasonal variation.
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The study of periodic biological phenomena with relation to climate, particularly seasonal changes. These phenomena can be used to interpret local seasons and the climatic zones.
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Study of the periodic (seasonal) phenomena of animal and plant life and their relations to the weather and climate (e.g. the time of flowering in plants).
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Strictly the study of periodic biological events; in practice often applied to periodic phenomena themselves, such as the lifetime pattern in an organism of growth, development and reproduction in relation to the seasons.
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Phe·nol'o·gy noun [ Contracted from Phenomenology .] (Biol.) The science of the relations between climate and periodic biological phenomena, as the migrations and breeding of birds, the flowering and fruiting of plants, etc. -- Phe`no*...
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The study of the biological rhythms of plants and animals, particularly those rhythms showing seasonal variation. ... Origin: G. Phaino, to appear, + logos, study ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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• (n.) The science of the relations between climate and periodic biological phenomena, as the migrations and breeding of birds, the flowering and fruiting of plants, etc.
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phenology, phenomenology 1. Study of the temporal aspects of recurrent natural phenomena, and their relation to weather and climate. 2. The scientific study of cyclical biological events; such as, flowering, breeding, and migration, in relation to climatic conditions. 3. The recording and study of...
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Phenology is the study of periodic plant and animal life cycle events and how these are influenced by seasonal and interannual variations in climate. The word is derived from the Greek φαίνω (phainō), "to show, to bring to light, make to appear" + λόγος (logos), amongst others "study, di...
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