cecidiology

noun

ce·​cid·​i·​ol·​o·​gy
sə̇ˌsidēˈäləjē
plural -es
: a branch of biology that is concerned with the galls produced on plants by insects, mites, and fungi

Word History

Etymology

New Latin cecidium + English -o- + -logy

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“Cecidiology.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cecidiology. Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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