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her·pe·tol·o·gy

(her'pe-tol'ŏ-jē),
The branch of zoology concerned with the study of reptiles and amphibians.
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herpetology

(hûr′pĭ-tŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The branch of zoology that deals with reptiles and amphibians.

her′pe·to·log′ic (-tə-lŏj′ĭk), her′pe·to·log′i·cal adj.
her′pe·to·log′i·cal·ly adv.
her′pe·tol′o·gist n.
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herpetology

the study of reptiles.
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