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zoology

 [zo-ol´ah-je]
the biology of animals.
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zo·ol·o·gy

(zō-ol'ŏ-jē), Avoid the mispronunciation zū-ŏl'ō-jē.
The branch of biology that deals with animals.
[zoo- + G. logos, study]
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zoology

(zō-ŏl′ə-jē, zo͞o-)
n. pl. zoolo·gies
The branch of biology that deals with animals and animal life, including the study of the structure, physiology, development, and classification of animals.

zo·ol′o·gist n.
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zo·ol·o·gy

(zō-ol'ŏ-jē) Avoid the mispronunciation zū-ŏl'ō-jē.
The branch of biology that deals with animals.
[zoo- + G. logos, study]
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zoology

the study of animals.
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Fox (stanley.fox@okstate.edu), Department of Zoology, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK 74078.