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botany

(bŏt′n-ē)
n. pl. bota·nies
1.
a. The science or study of plants.
b. A book or scholarly work on this subject.
2. The plant life of a particular area: the botany of the Ohio River valley.
3. The characteristic features and biology of a particular kind of plant or plant group.

botany

The formal study of plants.

botany

(bot′ăn-ē, bot′nē) [From L. botanicus, fr Gr. botanikos, pert. to plants, fr botanē, plants, fodder]
The division of biology that studies plants.

botany

the scientific study of plants.
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This book, although written primarily as a textbook for upper-level and graduate courses in Medical Botany, also should have a wider audience including physicians, pharmacists, and ethnobotanists as well as scientifically literate laypersons.
Among his writings are Annals of Nature (1820); Ichthyologia Ohiensis (1820); History of Kentucky (1824); Medical Flora, or, Manual of the Medical Botany of the U.

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