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ich·thy·ol·o·gy

 (ĭk′thē-ŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The branch of zoology that deals with fishes.

ich′thy·o·log′ic (-ə-lŏj′ĭk), ich′thy·o·log′i·cal adj.
ich′thy·ol′o·gist n.

ichthyology

(ˌɪkθɪˈɒlədʒɪ)
n
(Animals) the study of the physiology, history, economic importance, etc, of fishes
ichthyologic, ˌichthyoˈlogical adj
ˌichthyoˈlogically adv
ˌichthyˈologist n

ich•thy•ol•o•gy

(ˌɪk θiˈɒl ə dʒi)

n.
the branch of zoology dealing with fishes.
[1640–50]
ich`thy•o•log′ic (-əˈlɒdʒ ɪk) ich`thy•o•log′i•cal, adj.
ich`thy•o•log′i•cal•ly, adv.
ich`thy•ol′o•gist, n.

ich·thy·ol·o·gy

(ĭk′thē-ŏl′ə-jē)
The scientific study of fish.

ichthyology

1. the branch of zoology that studies fishes.
2. a zoological treatise on fish. — ichthyologist, n. — ichthyological, adj.
See also: Fish

ichthyology

The study of fish.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ichthyology - the branch of zoology that studies fishesichthyology - the branch of zoology that studies fishes
zoological science, zoology - the branch of biology that studies animals
homocercal - possessing a symmetrical tail that extends beyond the end of the vertebral column (as in most bony fishes)
heterocercal - possessing a tail with the upper lobe larger than the lower and with the vertebral column prolonged into the upper lobe
Translations
Ichthyologie

ichthyology

[ˌɪkθɪˈɒlədʒɪ] Nictiología f

ichthyology

nFischkunde f, → Ichthyologie f (spec)
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