biophony etymology

English word biophony comes from English -phony (Forms nouns related to sound or musical structure.), English bio- (Life. Organic life.)

Detailed word origin of biophony

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-phony English (eng) Forms nouns related to sound or musical structure.
bio- English (eng) Life. Organic life.
biophony English (eng) (ecology) The cumulative non-human sound produced by living organisms in a given biome.

Words with the same origin as biophony

Descendants of -phony
Anglophony anthrophonic anthrophony autophony biophonic bronchophony echophony egophony euphonic euphonious euphony geophonic holophony homophony laryngophony micropolyphonic nonpolyphonic orthophony photophony pleophony polyphonic polyphonically polyphony stereophony
Descendants of bio-
biochemical biochemistry biodegradable biodestructible biodiesel biodilution biodiversity bioelectric biofeedback biofriendly biofuel biogenic biogeophysical biohazard bioluminescent biomechanics biomedical bionics bionucleonic bioscan bioscope biosphere biosynthesis biotech bioweapon