[ mahy-kol-uh-jee ]
/ maɪˈkɒl ə dʒi /
the branch of biology dealing with fungi.
the fungi found in an area.
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Origin of mycology
First recorded in 1830–40; myco-
OTHER WORDS FROM mycologymy·co·log·i·cal [mahy-kuh-loj-i-kuhl], /ˌmaɪ kəˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl/, my·co·log·ic, adjectivemy·co·log·i·cal·ly, adverbmy·col·o·gist, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for mycology
the branch of biology concerned with the study of fungi
the fungi of a particular region
Derived forms of mycologymycological (ˌmaɪkəˈlɒdʒɪkəl) or mycologic, adjectivemycologist, noun
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The branch of science dealing with the study of fungi.
Other words from mycologymy′co•log′i•cal (-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) adj.my•col′o•gist n.
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The scientific study of fungi.
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