Definitions

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

  • noun The branch of zoology that deals with mammals.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The scientific knowledge of mammals; the science of the Mammalia; therology.

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

  • noun The science which relates to mammals or the Mammalia. See mammalia.

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

  • noun The study of mammals

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

  • noun the branch of zoology that studies mammals

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[mamma(l) + –logy.]

Examples

  • Curator Ross McPhee—who is a curator of mammalogy at the American Museum of Natural History in New York, where the show originated—says "Isbelle" was chosen because of its power and boldness of design.

    Turning Her Love for a Horse Into a Work of Art

  • This is according to my mammalogy professor, who worked with fox squirrel recovery efforts.

    Sciurus niger - The Panda's Thumb

  • Labels: mammalogy, mammals, ungulates posted by Darren Naish at 9: 26 PM

    How big is a white rhino?

  • With notebook and field glasses he took to the fields recording horizontal transects through the sciences of botany, forestry, ornithology, mammalogy and soils.

    Tributes to Aldo Leopold

  • Labels: mammalogy, mammals, ungulates posted by Darren Naish at 9: 26 PM

    Archive 2006-08-01

  • Van Roosmalen is well known in South American mammalogy for the multiple new monkey species he has discovered.

    Archive 2006-03-01

  • Nanda Devi National Park: a contribution to its mammalogy.

    Nanda Devi and Valley of Flowers National Park, India

  • The more difficult or laborious problems must remain in professional hands, but there are plenty of problems suitable for all grades of amateurs … Ornithology, mammalogy, and botany, as now known to most amateurs, are but kindergarten games compared with researches in these fields.

    Tributes to Aldo Leopold

  • A wide range of multidisciplinary research studies has been undertaken, from geology and soil studies to archeology, ornithology, mammalogy and vegetation surveys, largely based on the cooperation agreement of the Ministry of Agriculture and the University of Colorado.

    Rio Abiseo National Park, Peru

  • Labels: mammalogy, mammals, whales posted by Darren Naish at 12: 05 PM

    From cigar to elongated, bloated tadpole: rorquals part II

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