ophiology


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oph·i·ol·o·gy

 (ŏf′ē-ŏl′ə-jē, ō′fē-)
n.
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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ophiology

(ˌɒfɪˈɒlədʒɪ)
n
(Zoology) the branch of zoology that is concerned with the study of snakes
[C19: from Greek ophis snake + -logy]
ophiological adj
ˌophiˈologist n
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ophiology

the branch of herpetology that studies snakes. Also called snakeology, snakology. — ophiologist, n. — ophiologic, ophiological, adj.
See also: Snakes
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ophiology

The branch of zoology that deals with the study of snakes.
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Translations
Ophiologie
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(1861) Contributions to the ophiology of Lower California, Mexico and Central America.
Perhaps the viper did not bite Paul, and that is likely in terms of ophiology, given the attempt of a viper to escape the fire and find safety in an 'arm'" (p.