Ichthyology



[ik-thee-ol-uh-jee] /ˌɪk θiˈɒl ə dʒi/

noun
1.
the branch of zoology dealing with fishes.
/ˌɪkθɪˈɒlədʒɪ/
noun
1.
the study of the physiology, history, economic importance, etc, of fishes
n.

1640s, Modern Latin, from Greek ikhthys “fish” + -ology. Related: Ichthyologist.
ichthyology
(ĭk’thē-ŏl’ə-jē)
The scientific study of fish.

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