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]

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  • 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

  • carcinology — n. [Gr. karkinos, crab; logos, discourse] That branch of zoology that studies Crustacea …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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

  • carcinology — study of crabs and other crustaceans Sciences and Studies …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • carcinology — car·ci·nol·o·gy …   English syllables

  • carcinology —   n. study of crustaceans.    ♦ carcinomorphic, a. like a crab or crustacean.    ♦ carcinophagous, a. feeding on crabs …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • carcinology — jē noun ( es) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary carcin + logy; probably originally formed as French carcinologie : a branch of zoology that treats of the Crustacea …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

  • 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}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

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