lichenology


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li·chen·ol·o·gy

 (lī′kə-nŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The branch of biology that deals with the study of lichens.

li′chen·ol′o·gist n.

lichenology

(ˌlaɪkəˈnɒlədʒɪ; ˌlɪ-)
n
(Biology) the study of the structure, physiology, and ecology of lichens

lichenology

the study of lichens. — lichenologist, n.lichenologic, lichenological, adj.
See also: Botany
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