Definition of Phytology

1. Noun. The branch of biology that studies plants.

Exact synonyms: Botany
Examples of category: Flora, Plant, Plant Life, Etiolation, Dissilience, Aestivation, Estivation, Division, Venation, Vernation, Scurf, Natural Scientist, Naturalist, Kingdom Plantae, Plant Kingdom, Plantae, Annual, Biennial, Perennial, Style, Germ Tube, Pollen Tube, Peristome, Embryo, Corolla, Corona, Calyx, Lip, Papilla, Pitcher, Apophysis, Callus, Blister, Coma, Bast, Phloem, Root, Taproot, Spike, Leaf Node, Node, Lobe, Ligule, Apogamy, Cohesion, Foliation, Leafing, Parthenocarpy, Growth Regulator, Phytohormone, Plant Hormone, Cork, Phellem, Sporulate, Invaginate, Sporulate, Acroscopic, Basiscopic, Acropetal, Basipetal, Basifixed, Comal, Comate, Comose, Carpellate, Pistillate, Acarpellous, Acarpelous, Cauline, Basal, Radical, Caulescent, Cauline, Stemmed, Acaulescent, Stemless, Outward-developing, Inward-developing, Chlamydeous, Achlamydeous, Brachiate, Comate, Comose, Cyclic, Acyclic, Annual, One-year, Biennial, Two-year, Perennial, Determinate, Cymose, Indeterminate, Racemose, Dextrorsal, Dextrorse, Sinistrorsal, Sinistrorse, Precocious, Autogamic, Autogamous, Endogamic, Endogamous, Exogamic, Exogamous, Fastigiate, Aerial, Antheral, Staminate, Pistillate, Monoclinous, Diclinous, Capsulate, Capsulated, Opposite, Paired, Alternate, Ariled, Arillate, Foliate, Foliolate, Aphyllous, Scapose, Bilabiate, Two-lipped, Cancellate, Cancellated, Clathrate, Terete, Torulose, Simple, Unsubdivided, Compound, Aggregate, Double, Single, Bullate, Imbricate, Imbricated, Squamulose, Rugose, Smooth, Rough, Convolute, Convoluted, Involute, Rolled, Bifid, Pentamerous, Trifid, Assurgent, Ligneous, Alliaceous, Apogametic, Apogamic, Apogamous, Apomictic, Apomictical, Apothecial, Archegonial, Archegoniate, Archesporial, Araceous, Aroid, Arthrosporic, Arthrosporous, Asclepiadaceous, Ascocarpous, Ascosporic, Ascosporous, Autophytic, Autotrophic, Heterotrophic, Axial, Axile, Basidiomycetous, Basidiosporous, Bicapsular, Calyceal, Calycinal, Calycine, Cambial, Capsular, Composite, Homostyled, Homostylic, Homostylous, Panicled, Self-pollinating, Umbelliform, Umbelliferous, Cruciferous, Tomentose, Epiphytic, Lithophytic, Myrmecophytic, Bladed, Spicate, Alar, Axillary, Paniculate, Phyllodial, Involucrate, Bryophytic, Herbaceous
Generic synonyms: Biological Science, Biology
Specialized synonyms: Mycology, Pomology, Palaeobotany, Paleobotany, Algology, Phycology, Pteridology
Derivative terms: Botanic, Botanical, Botanise, Botanist, Botanize, Phytologist



Definition of Phytology

1. n. The science of plants; a description of the kinds and properties of plants; botany.

Definition of Phytology

1. Noun. (biology) the study of plants; botany ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Phytology

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Medical Definition of Phytology

1. The science of plants; a description of the kinds and properties of plants; botany. Origin: Phyto-: cf. F. Phytologie. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Phytology

phytol
phytolacca
phytolaccas
phytolectin
phytolite
phytolites
phytolith
phytolithologist
phytolithology
phytoliths
phytologic
phytological
phytologies
phytologist
phytologists
phytology (current term)
phytols
phytomass
phytomastigophorea
phytomedicine
phytomedicines
phytomenadione
phytomere
phytomeres
phytomeron
phytometrics
phytomining
phytomitogen
phyton
phytonadione

Literary usage of Phytology

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Elements of Physiophilosophy by Lorenz Oken (1847)
"phytology. stem-polarity, but only while they develop a new plant about the old. ... phytology. 1499. Hitherto the organs of the plant have been considered ..."

2. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1825)
"Antediluvian phytology, illustrated by a Collection of the Fossil-Remains of Plants peculiar to the Coal-Formations of Great Britain. ..."

3. The Planter's Guide: Or, A Practical Essay on the Best Method of Giving by Sir Henry Steuart (1832)
"Dr. Nehemiah Grew, the father of English phytology, and one of the most eminent physicians of his time, was a contemporary of Mal- pighi. ..."

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