protistology

[ proh-ti-stol-uh-jee ]
/ ˌproʊ tɪˈstɒl ə dʒi /

noun

the biology of the Protista.

Origin of protistology

First recorded in 1910–15; protist + -o- + -logy

Related forms

pro·tis·to·log·i·cal [proh-tis-tl-oj-i-kuh l] /proʊˌtɪs tlˈɒdʒ ɪ kəl/, adjectivepro·tis·tol·o·gist, noun
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