malacostracology
Carcinology Car`ci*nol"o*gy (k[aum]r`s[i^]*n[o^]l"[-o]*j[y^]), n. [Gr. karki`nos a crab + -logy.] (Zo["o]l.) The department of zo["o]logy which treats of the Crustacea (lobsters, crabs, etc.); -- called also {malacostracology} and {crustaceology}. [1913 Webster]

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  • malacostracology — (ˌmæləkəstrəˈkɒlədʒɪ) [f. mod.L. malacostraca (see malacostracan) + ology.] The science which treats of the Malacostraca. 1847–54 in Webster. in Ogilvie Suppl. Hence malaˌcostracoˈlogical a., pertaining to malacostracology; malaˌcostraˈcologist,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Malacostracology — Mal a*cos tra*col o*gy, n. [Malacostracan + logy.] That branch of zo[ o]logical science which relates to the crustaceans; called also {carcinology}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • carcinology — Malacostracology Mal a*cos tra*col o*gy, n. [Malacostracan + logy.] That branch of zo[ o]logical science which relates to the crustaceans; called also {carcinology}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Carcinology — Car ci*nol o*gy (k[aum]r s[i^]*n[o^]l [ o]*j[y^]), n. [Gr. karki nos a crab + logy.] (Zo[ o]l.) The department of zo[ o]logy which treats of the Crustacea (lobsters, crabs, etc.); called also {malacostracology} and {crustaceology}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Crustaceology — Crus*ta ce*ol o*gy ( j?), n. [Crustacea + logy.] That branch of Zo[ o]logy which treats of the Crustacea; malacostracology; carcinology. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • crustaceology — Carcinology Car ci*nol o*gy (k[aum]r s[i^]*n[o^]l [ o]*j[y^]), n. [Gr. karki nos a crab + logy.] (Zo[ o]l.) The department of zo[ o]logy which treats of the Crustacea (lobsters, crabs, etc.); called also {malacostracology} and {crustaceology}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Crustacean — Crustacea Temporal range: 511–0 Ma …   Wikipedia

  • carcinology — noun The study of crustaceans. Syn: malacostracology …   Wiktionary

  • Crustaceans of Montana — Signal crayfish There are at least 30 species of crustaceans found in Montana.[1] The Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks has identified a number of crustacean species as Species of Concern …   Wikipedia

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