myrmecology


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myr·me·col·o·gy

 (mûr′mĭ-kŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The branch of entomology that deals with ants.

myr′me·co·log′i·cal (-kə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) adj.
myr′me·col′o·gist n.

myrmecology

(ˌmɜːmɪˈkɒlədʒɪ)
n
(Zoology) the branch of zoology concerned with the study of ants
myrmecological, ˌmyrmecoˈlogic adj
ˌmyrmeˈcologist n

myr•me•col•o•gy

(ˌmɜr mɪˈkɒl ə dʒi)

n.
the branch of entomology dealing with ants.
[< Greek myrmēk-, s. of mýrmēx ant + -o- + -logy]
myr`me•co•log′i•cal (-kəˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl) adj.
myr`me•col′o•gist, n.

myrmecology

the branch of entomology that studies ants. — myrmecologist, n.myrmecologic, myrmecological, adj.
See also: Ants
the study of ants.
See also: Insects

myrmecology

The branch of zoology that deals with the study of ants.
Translations
muurahaistiedemyrmekologia
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The key is technical, loaded with terms seldom used outside of myrmecology, so the illustrations and glossary are particularly helpful.