study of lichens

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • Lichenology — is the branch of mycology that studies the lichens, symbiotic organisms made up by the association of a microscopical alga with a filamentous fungus.The taxonomy of lichens was first intensively investigated by the Swedish botanist Erik Acharius… …   Wikipedia

  • Lichenology — Li chen*ol o*gy ( j[y^]), n. [Lichen + logy.] The science which treats of lichens. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lichenology — [lī΄kən äl′ə jē] n. the study of lichens * * * li·chen·ol·o·gy (lī kə nŏlʹə jē) n. The branch of biology that deals with the study of lichens.   li chen·olʹo·gist n. * * * …   Universalium

  • lichenology — [lī΄kən äl′ə jē] n. the study of lichens …   English World dictionary

  • lichenology — lichenologija statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Mokslas, tiriantis kerpes, jų formą, sandarą, funkcijas, paplitimą. atitikmenys: angl. lichenology vok. Lichenologie, f rus. лихенология, f …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • lichenology — noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1855 the study of lichens • lichenological adjective • lichenologist noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • lichenology — noun the scientific study of lichens See Also: lichenologic, lichenological, lichenologist …   Wiktionary

  • lichenology — li·chen·ol·o·gy …   English syllables

  • lichenology — /laɪkəˈnɒlədʒi/ (say luykuh noluhjee) noun the branch of botany that deals with lichens. –lichenological /laɪkənəˈlɒdʒɪkəl/ (say luykuhnuh lojikuhl), adjective –lichenologist, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • lichenology — jē noun ( es) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary lichen (I) + o + logy : the study of lichens …   Useful english dictionary

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