phytobiology

phytobiology

[fahy-toh-bahy-ol-uh-jee]
noun
the branch of biology dealing with plants.

Origin:
1885–90; phyto- + biology

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Main Entry:  phytobiology
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  the study of the biology of plants
Etymology:  phyto- 'plant'
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