ophiology[äf′ē äl′ə jē]
the branch of zoology dealing with snakes
Origin of ophiology; from Classical Greek ophis, a snake (see ophiolatry) + -logy
The branch of herpetology that deals with snakes.
Origin of ophiologyGreek ophis, snake + –logy.
Ancient Greek ὄφις (ophis, “serpent, snake”) + λόγος (logos, “knowledge”).