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algology

Line breaks: alg|ology
Pronunciation: /alˈɡɒlədʒi
 
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Definition of algology in English:

noun

[mass noun]
The study of algae.
Example sentences
  • The decision to attempt percutaneous chordotomy is made by the patient and physicians experienced in pain-relieving procedures at the department of algology.
  • The study of algae is called phycology or algology.
  • Phycology (or algology), a subdiscipline of botany, is the scientific study of algae.

Derivatives

algological

1
Pronunciation: /alɡəˈlɒdʒɪk(ə)l/
adjective
Example sentences
  • Association of algae with animals and economic importance of algological researches in India 5.
  • Abstract This is a preliminary study of the application of oxyreactive thermal analysis in algological investigations.

algologist

2
noun
Example sentences
  • Even landlubbing algologists have little knowledge of algal bark and rock species.
  • To the Japanese algologists in particular, this has been an outstanding problem for years.
  • The Hungarian Algological Society collects the publications of Hungarian algologists and compiles annual issues.

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