phycology

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phy·col·o·gy

 (fī-kŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The branch of botany that deals with algae. Also called algology.

phy′co·log′i·cal (fī′kə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) adj.
phy·col′o·gist n.

phycology

(faɪˈkɒlədʒɪ)
n
(Biology) the study of algae
phycological adj
phyˈcologist n

phy•col•o•gy

(faɪˈkɒl ə dʒi)

n.
the branch of botany dealing with algae.
[1875–80]
phy`co•log′i•cal (-kəˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl) adj.
phy•col′o•gist, n.

phycology

algology. — phycologist, n.
See also: Botany
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.phycology - the branch of botany that studies algae
phytology, botany - the branch of biology that studies plants
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The algae, 519 species documented, 19 of which were considered endemic to the Archipelago, had their treatment coordinated by and contributed to for the Flora principally by Marshall Avery Howe (1867-1936), a distinguished phycologist and administrator at the NYBG for some 35 years; Howe's extensive professional papers are deposited in the Mertz Library of the NYBG and are available online at http://www.
McCourt is also a phycologist, or a scientist who studies algae.
Kosaki acted as chief scientist, assisted by Peter Vroom, phycologist, National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries).