acanthological /euh kan'theuh loj"i keuhl/, adj.acanthologist, n.
/ak'euhn thol"euh jee/, n. Biol.
the study of spines, as in sea urchins or certain spiny-headed worms, particularly as they relate to taxonomic classification.

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  • acanthology — ac·an·thol·o·gy …   English syllables

  • acanthology — ˌaˌkanˈthäləjē, ˌakən noun ( es) Etymology: acanth + logy : the study of spines (as of sea urchins) especially as an adjunct of taxonomy * * * acanthological /euh kan theuh loj i keuhl/, adj. acanthologist, n. /ak euhn thol euh jee/, n. Biol. the …   Useful english dictionary

  • a|can|tho|log|i|cal — «uh KAN thuh LOJ uh kuhl», adjective. of or having to do with acanthology …   Useful english dictionary

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