Herpetotomy Her`pe*tot"o*my, n. [Gr. ? a reptile + ? to cut.] The anatomy or dissection of reptiles. [1913 Webster]

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  • herpetotomy — herpeˈtotomy [f. Gr. ἑρπετόν reptile + τοµία cutting.] The dissection of reptiles; the anatomy of reptiles. So herpeˈtotomist, a dissector of reptiles. In mod. Dicts …   Useful english dictionary

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