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my·col·o·gy

 (mī-kŏl′ə-jē)
n. pl. my·col·o·gies
1. The branch of biology that deals with fungi.
2. The fungi found in a region, an organism, or a part of an organism: the mycology of the scalp.

my′co·log′i·cal (-kə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl), my′co·log′ic adj.
my′col·og′i·cal·ly adv.
my·col′o·gist n.

mycology

(maɪˈkɒlədʒɪ) or

mycetology

n
1. (Biology) the branch of biology concerned with the study of fungi
2. (Biology) the fungi of a particular region
mycological, ˌmycoˈlogic adj
ˌmycoˈlogically adv
myˈcologist n

my•col•o•gy

(maɪˈkɒl ə dʒi)

n.
1. the branch of biology dealing with fungi.
2. fungi as a whole.
[1830–40]
my`co•log′i•cal (-kəˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl) my`co•log′ic, adj.
my•col′o•gist, n.

my·col·o·gy

(mī-kŏl′ə-jē)
The scientific study of fungi.

mycology

1. the branch of botany that studies fungi.
2. a catalogue of the fungi found in a specific area. — mycologist, n.mycologie, mycological, adj.
See also: Botany

mycology

The branch of botany that deals with the study of fungi.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mycology - the branch of botany that studies fungi and fungus-caused diseasesmycology - the branch of botany that studies fungi and fungus-caused diseases
phytology, botany - the branch of biology that studies plants
Translations

mycology

[maɪˈkɒlədʒɪ] Nmicología f

my·col·o·gy

n. micología, estudio de hongos y de las enfermedades que ellos producen.
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