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lichenology

[lahy-kuh-nol-uh-jee]
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noun
  1. the branch of biology that studies lichens.
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Related formsli·chen·o·log·ic [lahy-kuh-nuh-loj-ik] /ˌlaɪ kə nəˈlɒdʒ ɪk/, li·chen·o·log·i·cal, adjectiveli·chen·ol·o·gist, noun
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lichenology

noun
  1. the study of the structure, physiology, and ecology of lichens
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