phycology

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phy·col·o·gy

 (fī-kŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The branch of botany that deals with algae. Also called algology.

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

phycology

(faɪˈkɒlədʒɪ)
n
(Biology) the study of algae
phycological adj
phyˈcologist n

phy•col•o•gy

(faɪˈkɒl ə dʒi)

n.
the branch of botany dealing with algae.
[1875–80]
phy`co•log′i•cal (-kəˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl) adj.
phy•col′o•gist, n.

phycology

algology. — phycologist, n.
See also: Botany
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.phycology - the branch of botany that studies algae
phytology, botany - the branch of biology that studies plants
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In her exhaustive research of the slimy microorganism, she crisscrosses the globe, interviewing people from all walks of life who have knowledge of and experience with algae, including phycologists (scientists who study algae), algae farmers, scuba instructors and even culinary experts.
Though we never had a formal mentoring connection, as many other budding phycologists did, I always considered Bob as a primary mentor.