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[fahy-kol-uh-jee] /faɪˈkɒl ə dʒi/

the branch of botany dealing with algae.
the study of algae

“study of seaweeds,” 1847, from phyco- + -logy. Related: Phycological; phycologist.
The scientific study of algae.


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