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mycology

 [mi-kol´o-je]
the study of fungi and fungus diseases.

my·col·o·gy

(mī-kol'ō-jē),
The study of fungi: their classification, edibility, cultivation, and biology.
[myco- + G. logos, study]

mycology

/my·col·o·gy/ (mi-kol´ah-je) the science and study of fungi.

mycology

(mī-kŏl′ə-jē)
n. pl. mycolo·gies
1. The branch of biology that deals with fungi.
2. The fungi found in a region, an organism, or a part of an organism: the mycology of the scalp.

my′co·log′i·cal (-kə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl), my′co·log′ic adj.
my′col·og′i·cal·ly adv.
my·col′o·gist n.

mycology

[mīkol′əjē]
Etymology: Gk, mykes + logos, science
the study of fungi and fungoid diseases. mycologic, mycological, adj., mycologist, n.

mycology

The formal study of the fungi, especially regarding biology, classification, culture, laboratory analysis and edibility.

my·col·o·gy

(mī-kol'ŏ-jē)
The study of fungi: their identification, classification, edibility, cultivation, and biology, including pathogenicity.
[myco- + G. logos, study]

mycology

The science or study of fungi. Medical mycology is limited to the study of fungi that infect or affect humans and to those from which useful drugs can be derived.

mycology

the study of fungi.

my·col·o·gy

(mī-kol'ŏ-jē)
The study of fungi: their identification, classification, edibility, cultivation, and biology, including pathogenicity.
[myco- + G. logos, study]

mycology,

n that branch of microbiology that deals with yeasts and fungi.

mycology

the study of fungi and fungal diseases.
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