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lichenology

[lahy-kuh-nol-uh-jee] /ˌlaɪ kəˈnɒl ə dʒi/
noun
1.
the branch of biology that studies lichens.
Related forms
lichenologic [lahy-kuh-nuh-loj-ik] /ˌlaɪ kə nəˈlɒdʒ ɪk/ (Show IPA), lichenological, adjective
lichenologist, noun
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  • During the past thirteen years, much change has occurred in lichenology and our knowledge of the lichens in the parks.
British Dictionary definitions for lichenology

lichenology

/ˌlaɪkəˈnɒlədʒɪ; ˌlɪ-/
noun
1.
the study of the structure, physiology, and ecology of lichens
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