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her·pe·tol·o·gy

 (hûr′pĭ-tŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The branch of zoology that deals with reptiles and amphibians.

[Greek herpeton, reptile (from herpein, to creep) + -logy.]

her′pe·to·log′ic (-tə-lŏj′ĭk), her′pe·to·log′i·cal adj.
her′pe·to·log′i·cal·ly adv.
her′pe·tol′o·gist n.
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herpetology

(ˌhɜːpɪˈtɒlədʒɪ)
n
(Zoology) the study of reptiles and amphibians
[C19: from Greek herpeton creeping animal, from herpein to creep]
herpetologic, ˌherpetoˈlogical adj
ˌherpetoˈlogically adv
ˌherpeˈtologist n
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her•pe•tol•o•gy

(ˌhɜr pɪˈtɒl ə dʒi)

n.
the branch of zoology dealing with reptiles and amphibians.
[1815–25; < Greek herpetó(n) a creeping thing (akin to hérpein to creep) + -logy. See herpes]
her`pe•to•log′i•cal, adj.
her`pe•to•log′i•cal•ly, adv.
her`pe•tol′o•gist, n.
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her·pe·tol·o·gy

(hûr′pĭ-tŏl′ə-jē)
The scientific study of reptiles and amphibians.
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herpetology

- The branch of zoology dealing with amphibians and reptiles, based on Greek herpeton, "creeping thing."
See also related terms for reptile.
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herpetology

Zoology. the study of reptiles and amphibians. — herpetologist, n. — herpetologic, herpetological, adj.
See also: Reptiles
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herpetology

The branch of zoology that deals with reptiles and amphibians.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.herpetology - the branch of zoology concerned with reptiles and amphibiansherpetology - the branch of zoology concerned with reptiles and amphibians
zoological science, zoology - the branch of biology that studies animals
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Translations
herpetologie
herpetologia
herpetológia
herpetológia
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(14.) Matthew Herper, Linguistic Analysis Says Newsweek Named the Wrong Man as Bitcoin's Creator, Forbes (March 10, 2014), https://www.forbes.com/sites/matthewherper/2014/03/I0/data-anal ysis-says-newsweek-named-the-wrong-man-as-bitcoins-creator/.
(81.) See Matthew Herper, Did This 100-Word Letter Help Spark the Opioid Epidemic?, Forbes (May 31, 2017, 5:00 PM), https://www.forbes.com/sites/ matthewherper/2017/05/31/did-this-100-word-letter-help-spark-the-opioidepidemic/#6b98d7691057 [https://perma.cc/2M6N-E4LM].
Solid Biosciences' (SLDB) data this morning from the first six patients to take its experimental gene therapy for Duchenne muscular dystrophy, SGT-001, falls below the expectations of Wall Street analysts, Matthew Herper of STAT reports.
Jakob Herper (1887-?) thought it best to grow a beard during his illegal underground existence, as he predicted that the Gestapo would be on the lookout for him and have a picture of him.
As we look to the future, more aggressive formulary management by PBMs, such as the use of exclusion lists, is expected to moderate the rate of prescription drug cost growth (Herper 2016).
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The increase in prescriptions pushed Pfizer's cholesterol drug Lipitor to the world's top-selling drug for 2011 (Herper 2011).
See also Matthew Herper, Is This How We'll Cure Cancer?, Forbes (May 7, 2014), http://www.forbes.com/forbes/welcome/ (discussing CAR-T therapies).
As Forbes'Matthew Herper opined when Theranos announced its pivot: "The wax on this company's wings has melted, and it is not clear when Theranos will hit the ground."