carcinology definition

  • noun:
    • The study of crustaceans.
    • The division of zoölogy which treats of this Crustacea (lobsters, crabs, etc.); -- labeled as additionally malacostracology and crustaceology.
    • That division of zoology which pertains to crustaceans, or crabs, shrimps, etc. Also referred to as crustaceology and malacostracology.

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