The study of climate and its relation to disease.

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cli·ma·tol·o·gy .klī-mə-'täl-ə-jē n, pl -gies the science that deals with climates and their phenomena
cli·ma·to·log·i·cal .klī-mət-əl-'äj-i-kəl adj
cli·ma·to·log·i·cal·ly -k(ə-)lē adv
cli·ma·tol·o·gist -mə-'täl-ə-jəst n

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cli·ma·tol·o·gy (kli″mə-tolґə-je) [Gr. klima the supposed slope of the earth from the equator to the pole + -logy] the science devoted to the study of the conditions of the natural environment (rainfall, daylight, temperature, humidity, air movement) prevailing in specific regions of the earth.

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