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Protistology

Definition

noun

The scientific study of protists.


Supplement

Protistology encompasses other scientific disciplines such as algology and protozoology since protistology is concerned with protists that include algae and protozoans.


Word origin: protist ยป Greek protiston -a meaning the (most) first of all ones + from Gk. -logia, from root of legein, to speak.


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