protozoology

World English Dictionary
protozoology (ˌprəʊtəʊzəʊˈɒlədʒɪ)
 
n
the branch of biology concerned with the study of protozoans
 
protozoological
 
adj
 
protozo'ologist
 
n

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protozoology pro·to·zo·ol·o·gy (prō'tə-zō-ŏl'ə-jē)
n.
The biological study of protozoa.

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protozoology   (prō'tə-zō-ŏl'ə-jē)  Pronunciation Key 
The scientific study of protozoans.
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protozoology

the study of protozoans. The science had its beginnings in the latter half of the 17th century when Antonie van Leeuwenhoek of the Netherlands first observed protozoans by means of his invention, the microscope.

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