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mycology

 [mi-kol´o-je]
the study of fungi and fungus diseases.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

my·col·o·gy

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

The formal study of the fungi, especially regarding biology, classification, culture, laboratory analysis and edibility.
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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]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

mycology

the study of fungi.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

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]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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