Bryology \Bry*ol"o*gy\, n. [Gr. ? moss + -logy.] That part of botany which relates to mosses. [1913 Webster]

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  • Bryology — is the branch of botany concerned with the scientific study of bryophytes (mosses, liverworts, and hornworts). (Greek bryon, a moss, a liverwort) Bryophytes were first studied in detail in the 18th century. The German botanist Johann Jacob… …   Wikipedia

  • bryology — [brī äl′ə jē] n. [< Gr bryon, moss, lichen (< bryein, to sprout) + LOGY] the branch of botany dealing with bryophytes bryological [brī΄ə läj′i kəl] adj. bryologist n …   English World dictionary

  • bryology — briologija statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Mokslas, tiriantis samanas, jų formą, sandarą, paplitimą. atitikmenys: angl. bryology; science of mossies vok. Bryologie, f; Mooskunde, f; Mooslehre, f rus. бриология, f …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • bryology — noun Etymology: Greek bryon moss (akin to Greek bryein to grow luxuriantly) + International Scientific Vocabulary logy Date: 1856 1. moss life or biology 2. a branch of botany that deals with the bryophytes • bryological adjective • bryologist …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • bryology — bryological /bruy euh loj i keuhl/, adj. bryologist, n. /bruy ol euh jee/, n. the branch of botany dealing with bryophytes. [1860 65; BRYO + LOGY] * * * …   Universalium

  • bryology — noun The study of bryophytes (non vascular plants including mosses and liverworts) …   Wiktionary

  • bryology — the study of mosses and liverworts Sciences and Studies …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • bryology — n. part of botany that deals with bryophytes (mosses) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bryology — [brʌɪ ɒlədʒi] noun the study of mosses and liverworts. Derivatives bryological adjective bryologist noun Origin C19: from Gk bruon moss + logy …   English new terms dictionary

  • bryology — bry·ol·o·gy …   English syllables

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