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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In dealing with Wilson and the other myrmecologists, Sleigh's analysis is fascinating, and a little disturbing.
Consider the "tappings, stridulations, strokings, graspings, nudgings, antennations, tastings and puffings and streakings of chemicals among the ants that evoke various responses from simple recognition to recruitment and alarm" as described by the foremost myrmecologists of our time Bert Holldobler and Edward O.