bryology


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bryology

[brī′äl·ə·jē]
(botany)
The study of bryophytes.
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Furthermore, students of bryology need to appreciate that many bryophytes are not the only organisms that can survive extreme cellular water losses and low temperatures.
Gignac, "Distribution of Sphagnum Species, Communities and Habitats in Relation to Climate," Advances in Bryology 5 (1993): 187.
She also taught bryology and plant systematics at the University of Michigan Biological Station (1947-1949, 1951-1953).