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The branch of herpetology that deals with snakes.
[Greek ophis, snake + -logy.]
oph′i·o·log′i·cal (-ə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) adj.
(Zoology) the branch of zoology that is concerned with the study of snakes
[C19: from Greek ophis snake + -logy]
the branch of herpetology that studies snakes. Also called snakeology, snakology. — ophiologist, n. — ophiologic, ophiological, adj.See also: Snakes
The branch of zoology that deals with the study of snakes.