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ichthyology

 [ik″the-ol´o-je]
the study of fish.
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ichthyology

(ĭk′thē-ŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The branch of zoology that deals with fishes.

ich′thy·o·log′ic (-ə-lŏj′ĭk), ich′thy·o·log′i·cal adj.
ich′thy·ol′o·gist n.
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ichthyology

(ĭk″thē-ŏl′ō-jē) [″ + logos, word, reason]
The study of fish.
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