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The branch of zoology that deals with eggs, especially birds' eggs.
o′o·log′ic (ō′ə-lŏj′ĭk), o′o·log′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
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The work uses archival footage to tell the story of the underground British Oological
Society, an association of bird's-egg collectors.
Multitudes of gulls, fulmars, and eider-ducks, and 'alcas' hovered about the island, screaming and chattering, and evidently in a state of great perturbation at Bruin's oological
researches" (Lamont, 1861:85).
That is, the oological
record is more diverse than the bone record prior to the early Maastrichtianlate Maastrichtian boundary (Selles et al., 2014).