Malacology



[mal-uh-kol-uh-jee] /ˌmæl əˈkɒl ə dʒi/

noun
1.
the science dealing with the study of mollusks.
/ˌmæləˈkɒlədʒɪ/
noun
1.
the branch of zoology concerned with the study of molluscs
malacology
(māl’ə-kŏl’ə-jē)
The scientific study of mollusks.

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