protozoology

noun
pro·​to·​zo·​ol·​o·​gy | \ ˌprō-tə-zō-ˈä-lə-jē How to pronounce protozoology (audio) , -zə-ˈwä- \

Definition of protozoology

: a branch of zoology dealing with protozoans

Other Words from protozoology

protozoologist \ ˌprō-​tə-​zō-​ˈä-​lə-​jist How to pronounce protozoology (audio) , -​zə-​ˈwä-​ \ noun

First Known Use of protozoology

1904, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for protozoology

New Latin Protozoa + International Scientific Vocabulary -logy

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The first known use of protozoology was in 1904

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“Protozoology.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/protozoology. Accessed 26 Jul. 2021.

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protozoology

noun
pro·​to·​zo·​ol·​o·​gy | \ -zō-ˈäl-ə-jē How to pronounce protozoology (audio) \
plural protozoologies

Medical Definition of protozoology

: a branch of zoology dealing with protozoans

Other Words from protozoology

protozoological \ -​ˌzō-​ə-​ˈläj-​i-​kəl How to pronounce protozoology (audio) \ adjective

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