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Meaning of HERPETOLOGY

Pronunciation:  `hurpi'tâlujee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the branch of zoology concerned with reptiles and amphibians
 

HERPETOLOGY is a 11 letter word that starts with H.

 

 See Also: zoological science, zoology

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Her`pe*tol"o*gy\, n. [Written also, but less
properly, erpetology.] [Gr. ? a creeping thing, reptile (fr.
? to creep) + -logy: cf. F. herp['e]tologie.]
The natural history of reptiles; that branch of zo["o]logy
which relates to reptiles, including their structure,
classification, and habits.

 
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 Related Terms: anatomy, animal physiology, anthropology, biology, comparative anatomy, conchology, ecology, entomology, ethology, helminthology, ichthyology, malacology, mammalogy, ornithology, protozoology, taxidermy, taxonomy, zoogeography, zoography, zoology, zoonomy, zoopathology, zoophysics, zootaxy, zootomy
 

 

 

 

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