from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun The study of bryophytes.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The science of mosses, their structure, affinities, classification, etc.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun That part of botany which relates to mosses.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun botany The study of
bryophytes(non- vascularplants including mosses and liverworts).
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bryo- + -logy
Ptyxis Ecology: John and Clare O'Reilly have training in ecology, botany, bryology, and molecular biology.