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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 » Greek protiston -a meaning the (most) first of all ones + from Gk. –logia, from root of legein, to speak.


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