planktology

noun
plank·​tol·​o·​gy | \ plaŋkˈtäləjē \
variants: or less commonly planktonology \ ˌplaŋktəˈnä-​ \
plural -es

Definition of planktology

: a branch of biology concerned with the study of plankton

History and Etymology for planktology

plankton + -logy

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“Planktology.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/planktology. Accessed 5 Oct. 2022.

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