mammalogy

[muh-mal-uh-jee]

Origin of mammalogy

First recorded in 1825–35; mamma(l) + -logy
Related formsmam·mal·o·gist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for mammalogy

mammalogy

noun
  1. the branch of zoology concerned with the study of mammals
Derived Formsmammalogical (ˌmæməˈlɒdʒɪkəl), adjectivemammalogist, noun
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mammalogy in Science

mammalogy

[mă-mălə-jē, -mŏl-]
  1. The scientific study of mammals.
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