Meaning of biogeochemistry


Pronunciation: (bī"ō-jē"ō-kem'u-strē), [key]
— n.
  1. the science dealing with the relationship between the geochemistry of a given region and its flora and fauna, including the circulation of such elements as carbon and nitrogen between the environment and the cells of living organisms.
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