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Noun 1. Science that deals with the study of mammals (   Syn: mastology, theriology, and therology

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/ˈmandəbəl/ Noun, pl. mandibles 1. A bone forming the skull with the cranium. ( 2. One of a pair of mouthparts of an arthropod designed for holding food. ( 3. It is hinged to open the mouth.The ‘jaw’ of vertebrates responsible for crunching down food materials into a swallow-able form. ( 4. Either of the upper and lower parts of a bird’s beak. (Google Dictionary) 5. Any of various invertebrate mouthparts serving to hold or bite food materials; especially : either member of the anterior pair of mouth appendages of an arthropod often forming strong biting jaws. ( 6. In humans, forms the lower jaw and holds the lower teeth in place. ( Syn: lower jaw, jawbone, mandibula, mandibular bone, submaxilla, lower jawbone, jowl, inferior maxillary bone Word origin: From Late Latin mandibula “jaw,” from Latin mandere “to...

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/məˈrēn/ Adjective 1. Of or relating to the sea. ( 2. Of, or pertaining to, a marine corps. ( 3. Relating to or characteristic of or occurring on or in the sea. ( 4. Native to or inhabiting the sea. ( Noun 1. A member of a body of troops trained to serve on land or at sea, in particular a member of the US Marine Corps. (Google Dictionary) Word origin: From Middle French marin, from Old French marin “of the sea, maritime,” from Latin marinus “of the sea,” from mare “sea, the sea,...

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Marine biology

Noun 1. Scientific study of organisms in the ocean or other marine or brackish bodies of water. ( 2. Branch of biology that deals with the study of ocean ecosystems, plants, animals, and other living beings. 3. Study of ocean plants and animals and their ecological relationships ( 4. The branch of biology dealing with organisms that live in the sea. (   Syn: biological...

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