[fi-nol-uh-jee] /fɪˈnɒl ə dʒi/
the science dealing with the influence of climate on the recurrence of such annual phenomena of animal and plant life as budding and bird migrations.
the study of recurring phenomena, such as animal migration, esp as influenced by climatic conditions
“study of the influence of climate on recurring natural phenomena,” 1881, from German (phänologisch, Karl Fritsch, 1853) from Latin phaeno-, from Greek phaino-, from phainein “to show” (see phantasm) + -logy. Related: Phenological (1875).
The scientific study of cyclical biological events, such as flowering, breeding, and migration, in relation to climatic conditions. Phenological records of the dates on which seasonal phenomena occur provide important information on how climate change affects ecosystems over time.
[fee-nawl-thal-een, -ee-in, -fthal-, -nol-] /ˌfi nɔlˈθæl in, -i ɪn, -ˈfθæl-, -nɒl-/ noun, Chemistry, Pharmacology. 1. a white, crystalline compound, C 2 0 H 1 4 O 4 , used as an indicator in acid-base titration and as a laxative. /ˌfiːnɒlˈθeɪliːn; -lɪɪn; -ˈθæl-/ noun 1. a colourless crystalline compound used in medicine as a laxative and […]
[fee-nawl-suhl-fohn-thal-een, -ee-in, -fthal-, -nol-] /ˌfi nɔlˌsʌl foʊnˈθæl in, -i ɪn, -ˈfθæl-, -nɒl-/ noun, Chemistry. 1. a bright to dark red crystalline compound, C 1 9 H 1 4 O 5 S, slightly soluble in water, alcohol, and acetone: used as an acid-base indicator and as a diagnostic reagent in medicine.
phenolsulfonphthalein phe·nol·sul·fon·phthal·ein (fē’nōl-sŭl’fōn-thāl’ēn’, -thāl’ē-ĭn, -thā’lēn’, -thā’lē-ĭn, -sŭl’fŏn-) n. Abbr. PSP See phenol red.
phenoluria phe·nol·u·ria (fē-nol- yū’rē-ā) n. the excretion of phenols in the urine