mycology
noun Etymology: New Latin mycologia, from myc- + Latin -logia -logy Date: 1836 1. a branch of biology dealing with fungi 2. fungal life • mycological adjectivemycologically adverbmycologist noun

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  • Mycology — My*col o*gy, n. [Gr. my khs fungus + logy.] That branch of botanical science which relates to the mushrooms and other fungi. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mycology — (n.) 1822, from MYCO (Cf. myco ) + LOGY (Cf. logy). Related: Mycological; mycologist …   Etymology dictionary

  • mycology — ► NOUN ▪ the scientific study of fungi. DERIVATIVES mycological adjective mycologist noun. ORIGIN from Greek muk s fungus …   English terms dictionary

  • mycology — [mī käl′ə jē] n. [ModL mycologia: see MYCO & LOGY] 1. the branch of botany dealing with fungi 2. all the fungi of a region mycologic [mī kə läj′ik] adj. mycological mycologist n …   English World dictionary

  • Mycology — Mushrooms are a kind of fungal reproductive structure Mycology (from the Greek μύκης, mukēs, meaning fungus ) is the branch of biology concerned with the study of fungi, including their genetic and biochemical properties, their taxonomy and their …   Wikipedia

  • mycology — mycological /muy keuh loj i keuhl/, mycologic, adj. mycologically, adv. mycologist, n. /muy kol euh jee/, n. 1. the branch of biology dealing with fungi. 2. the fungi found in an area. [1830 40; MYCO + LOGY] * * …   Universalium

  • mycology — mikologija statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Mokslas, tiriantis grybus, jų struktūrą, fiziologiją, sistematiką, biochemiją, genetiką, vaidmenį gamtoje, reikšmę žmogui. atitikmenys: angl. mycology vok. Mykologie, f; Pilzkunde,… …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • mycology — (mi kol o je) The science and study of fungi …   Dictionary of microbiology

  • mycology — noun the study of fungi, in the wide sense. See Also: mycological, mycologically, mycologist …   Wiktionary

  • mycology — The study of fungi : their classification, edibility, cultivation, and biology. [myco + G. logos, study] medical m. the study of fungi that produce disease in humans and other animals, and of the diseases they produce, their …   Medical dictionary

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