herpetology herpetology

Definition(s):

  • (n) the branch of zoology concerned with reptiles and amphibians

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  1. Afterward he became curator of herpetology for the Boston Society of Natural History, professor of neurology and vertebrate zoology at Cornell.
  2. It is a neat story, but only its expertise on herpetology, lycanthropy and the flora and fauna of the Congo raises it above popular adventure fiction.

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    There was opportunity to pose with a fabulous, scaly creature this weekend, thanks to the Southern California Herpetology Association & Rescue club.
    on July 8, 2013     Source: San Diego Reader

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