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mam·mal·o·gy

 (mă-măl′ə-jē, -mŏl′-)
n.
The branch of zoology that deals with mammals.


mam′ma·log′i·cal (măm′ə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) adj.
mam·mal′o·gist n.
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mammalogy

(mæˈmælədʒɪ)
n
(Zoology) the branch of zoology concerned with the study of mammals
mammalogical adj
mamˈmalogist n
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mam•mal•o•gy

(məˈmæl ə dʒi)

n.
the branch of zoology that deals with mammals.
[1825–35]
mam•mal′o•gist, n.
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mammalogy

the branch of zoology that studies mammals. — mammalogist, n.
See also: Zoology
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mammalogy - the branch of zoology that studies mammalsmammalogy - the branch of zoology that studies mammals
primatology - the branch of zoology that studies primates
zoological science, zoology - the branch of biology that studies animals
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