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[mass noun] The study of airborne microorganisms, pollen, spores, and seeds, especially as agents of infection.
- ‘The following are some useful links to aerobiology sites.’
- ‘Commonly, however, aerobiology is about pollen and spores in the air.’
- ‘Through a knowledge of the aerobiology in your area, your physician can identify whether the symptoms fit into this pattern of disease.’
- ‘Tuberculosis is among humankind's most successful pathogens, and yet we know relatively little of its aerobiology.’
- ‘This is an example how aerobiology is used for early prediction of productivity of forestrial trees.’
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