pteridology

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pter·i·dol·o·gy

 (tĕr′ĭ-dŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The study of ferns and other pteridophytes.

[Greek pteris, pterid-, fern (from pteron, feather, wing; see pet- in Indo-European roots) + -logy.]

pter′i·do·log′i·cal (-də-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) adj.
pter′i·dol′o·gist n.

pteridology

(ˌtɛrɪˈdɒlədʒɪ)
n
(Botany) the branch of botany concerned with the study of ferns and related plants
[C19: from pterido-, from Greek pteris fern + -logy]
pteridological adj
ˌpteriˈdologist n

pter•i•dol•o•gy

(ˌtɛr ɪˈdɒl ə dʒi)

n.
the branch of botany dealing with ferns and related plants.
pter`i•do•log′i•cal (-dlˈɒdʒ ɪ kəl) adj.

pteridology

the branch of botany that studies ferns. Cf. filicology. — pteridologist, n.
See also: Botany

pteridology

The branch of botany that deals with the study of ferns.
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Noun1.pteridology - the branch of botany that studies ferns
phytology, botany - the branch of biology that studies plants
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