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 (ŏf′ē-ŏl′ə-jē, ō′fē-)
The branch of herpetology that deals with snakes.

[Greek ophis, snake + -logy.]

oph′i·o·log′i·cal (-ə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) adj.
oph′i·ol′o·gist n.
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He is an ophiologist by trade and knows more about snakes than girls.
The final spread of the book contains factual information about snakes that will educate and fascinate young scientists and ophiologists alike and gives preschool and primary teachers one more reason to include this delightful and informative picture book on their classroom library shelves.