mycology

[mahy-kol-uh-jee]
noun
1.
the branch of biology dealing with fungi.
2.
the fungi found in an area.

Origin:
1830–40; myco- + -logy

mycological [mahy-kuh-loj-i-kuhl] , mycologic, adjective
mycologically, adverb
mycologist, noun
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mycology (maɪˈkɒlədʒɪ)
 
n
1.  the branch of biology concerned with the study of fungi
2.  the fungi of a particular region
 
mycological
 
adj
 
myco'logic
 
adj
 
my'cologist
 
n

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mycology
1836, coined from Gk. mykes "fungus" (from PIE base *(s)meuq- "to slip, slippery, slimy;" see mucus) + -logia "study."
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mycology my·col·o·gy (mī-kŏl'ə-jē)
n.
The branch of science dealing with the study of fungi.


my·col'o·gist n.
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mycology   (mī-kŏl'ə-jē)  Pronunciation Key 
The scientific study of fungi.
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