protozoology

noun

pro·​to·​zo·​ol·​o·​gy ˌprō-tə-zō-ˈä-lə-jē How to pronounce protozoology (audio)
-zə-ˈwä-
: a branch of zoology dealing with protozoans
protozoologist noun

Word History

Etymology

New Latin Protozoa + International Scientific Vocabulary -logy

First Known Use

1904, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of protozoology was in 1904

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Cite this Entry

“Protozoology.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/protozoology. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

Kids Definition

protozoology

noun
pro·​to·​zo·​ol·​o·​gy ˌprōt-ə-zō-ˈäl-ə-jē How to pronounce protozoology (audio)
-zə-ˈwäl-
: a branch of zoology dealing with protozoans

Medical Definition

protozoology

noun
pro·​to·​zo·​ol·​o·​gy -zō-ˈäl-ə-jē How to pronounce protozoology (audio)
plural protozoologies
: a branch of zoology dealing with protozoans
protozoological adjective

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