phycology


phy·col·o·gy

noun \fī-ˈkä-lə-jē\

Definition of PHYCOLOGY

:  the study or science of algae —called also algology
phy·co·log·i·cal \ˌfī-kə-ˈlä-ji-kəl\ adjective
phy·col·o·gist \fī-ˈkä-lə-jist\ noun

First Known Use of PHYCOLOGY

circa 1847

phy·col·o·gy

noun \-jē\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural phy·col·o·gies

Medical Definition of PHYCOLOGY

: the study or science of algae
phy·co·log·i·cal \ˌfī-kə-ˈläj-i-kəl\ adjective

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