from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The branch of biology that deals with fungi.
  • noun The fungi found in a region, an organism, or a part of an organism.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The science of fungi, their structure, affinities, classification, etc. Also called fungology and mycetology.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun That branch of botanical science which relates to the mushrooms and other fungi.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun the study of fungi, in the wide sense.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the branch of botany that studies fungi and fungus-caused diseases


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myco- + -ology


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  • The study of fungi.

    March 6, 2007