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Invertebrate zoology

Definition noun A sub-discipline of zoology that particularly deals with the invertebrates Supplement Invertebrate zoology... Read More

Zoology

Definition noun The branch of biology that deals with animals and animal life, including the study of the structure,... Read More

Zoologist

Definition noun, plural: zoologists A specialist in zoology Supplement Zoology is the branch of biology that deals with... Read More

Helminthology

Definition noun A branch of zoology that particularly deals with the helminths, particularly the parasitic... Read More

Cryptozoology – The evidence of creatures whose existence is uncertain

The evidence of creatures whose existence is uncertain is studied by cryptozoology, a science researching presumable proof... Read More

Scorpion

scorpion 1. (Science: zoology) Any one of numerous species of pulmonate arachnids of the order scorpiones, having a... Read More

Aestivation

Definition noun (1) (botany) The arrangement of petals (as well as sepals) within a flower bud that is yet to open. (2)... Read More

Herpetology

Definition noun The branch of zoology that deals with reptiles and amphibians Supplement Herpetology is a sub-discipline of... Read More

Estivation

Definition noun (1) (botany) The arrangement of petals (as well as sepals) within a flower bud that is yet to open. (2)... Read More

Bug

Bug 1. A bugbear; anything which terrifies. Sir, spare your threats: The bug which you would fright me with i seek.... Read More

Roller

roller 1. One who, or that which, rolls; especially, a cylinder, sometimes grooved, of wood, stone, metal, etc, used in... Read More

Negro

negro Origin: Sp. Or Pg. Negro, fr. Negro black, L. Niger; perh. Akin to E. Night. A black man; especially, one of a race of... Read More

Stag

stag 1. (Science: zoology) The adult male of the red deer (Cervus elaphus), a large European species closely related to the... Read More

Slug

slug 1. A drone; a slow, lazy fellow; a sluggard. 2. A hindrance; an obstruction. 3. (Science: zoology) Any one of numerous... Read More

Salamanders

salamander 1. (Science: zoology) Any one of numerous species of urodela, belonging to salamandra, Amblystoma, Plethodon, and... Read More

Umbrella

umbrella 1. A shade, screen, or guard, carried in the hand for sheltering the person from the rays of the sun, or from rain... Read More

Placenta

Definition noun, plural: placentae or placentas (1) (zoology) The vascular organ formed during gestation of female mammals... Read More

Insect

Insect 1. (Science: zoology) One of the Insecta; especially, one of the hexapoda. See insecta. The hexapod insects pass... Read More

Periderm

Definition noun, plural: periderms (botany) An outer covering that replaces the epidermis of certain plants (embryology)... Read More

Polyp

Definition noun, plural: polyps (1) (zoology) The hollow, columnar, sessile form of Cnidarians (as opposed to the medusa... Read More

Insecta

Insecta 1. (Science: zoology) One of the classes of arthropoda, including those that have one pair of antennae, three pairs... Read More

Sheep

sheep 1. (Science: zoology) Any one of several species of ruminants of the genus Ovis, native of the higher mountains of... Read More

Neuropodia

Definition (zoology) Plural form of neuropodium, the ventral lobe or branch of a parapodium (neuroanatomy) synaptic... Read More

Barb

Barb 1. To shave or dress the beard of. 2. To clip; to mow. 3. To furnish with barbs, or with that which will hold or hurt... Read More

Pearl

pearl 1. (Science: marine biology, zoology) A shelly concretion, usually rounded, and having a brilliant luster, with... Read More

Specific epithet

Definition noun, plural: specific epithets The second part of the binomial name of a particular species Supplement In... Read More

Pneumatophore

Definition noun, plural: pneumatophores (botany) A specialized aerial root, such as in certain mangrove species, that stick... Read More

Squid

squid 1. (Science: zoology) Any one of numerous species of ten-armed cephalopods having a long, tapered body, and a caudal... Read More

Test

Definition noun, plural: tests (1) An examination or evaluation. (2) (zoology) The external, protective shell, covering or... Read More

Genus

A genus is a taxonomic category ranking used in biological classification that is below family and above species. Species... Read More

Involute

Definition adjective (1) (botany) Curled, spiraled, or rolled inwards, such as an involute leaf where margins are rolled... Read More

Dog

Dog 1. (Science: zoology) a quadruped of the genus Canis, especially. The domestic dog (c. Familiaris). The dog is... Read More

Plume

plume 1. A feather; especially, a soft, downy feather, or a long, conspicuous, or handsome feather. Wings . . . Of many a... Read More

Roe

roe (Science: zoology) A roebuck. See Roebuck. The female of any species of deer. Origin: OE. Ro, AS. Rah; akin to D. Ree,... Read More

Statolith

Definition noun, plural: statoliths (zoology) An otolith, i.e. a crystalline particle of calcium carbonate and a protein... Read More

Shank

shank To fall off, as a leaf, flower, or capsule, on account of disease affecting the supporting footstalk; usually followed... Read More

Tinker

tinker 1. A mender of brass kettles, pans, and other metal ware. Tailors and tinkers. 2. One skilled in a variety of small... Read More

Tentacle

Something that acts like a tentacle in its ability to grasp; caught in the tentacles of organized crime.Any of various... Read More

Horse

Horse 1. To provide with a horse, or with horses; to mount on, or as on, a horse. Being better horsed, outrode me. 2. To sit... Read More

Peacock

peacock 1. (Science: zoology) The male of any pheasant of the genus pavo, of which at least two species are known, native of... Read More