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phycology

Syllabification: phy·col·o·gy
Pronunciation: /fīˈkäləjē
 
/

Definition of phycology in English:

noun

The branch of botany concerned with seaweeds and other algae.
Example sentences
  • Our allegiances are divided between protozoology, phycology, parasitology, mycology, protistology, plant pathology and myriad other professional societies and their journals.
  • In brief, applied phycology could mimic the technology of crop science, but it could not deliver somatic hybrids with stable, desired genomes.
  • From the point of view of phycology, oak trees are just a peculiar form of green algae.

Derivatives

phycological

1
Pronunciation: /ˌfīkəˈläjikəl/
adjective
Example sentences
  • For a fuller listing of on-line phycological collections resources, try our Phycological Collections Catalogs Listings.
  • Due to the important environmental conditions, its phycological flora diversity is represented by 252 species.

phycologist

2
noun
Example sentences
  • Protozoologists and phycologists tend to use mutually exclusive classifications.
  • Dr. Smith recommended that Max continue his research at Ohio State University with Dr. L.H. Tiffany and Dr. E.N. Transeau, both prominent phycologists during the 1930s.
  • These difficulties are compounded by the lack of trained phycologists.

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