nephology
nephology [nē fäl′ə jē, nifäl′ə jē]
n.
NEPHO- + -LOGY
the branch of meteorology dealing with clouds
nephological [nef΄ō läj′i kəl]
adj.
nephologist
n.

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ne·phol·o·gy (nĕ-fŏlʹə-jē) n.
The branch of meteorology that deals with clouds.
  [Greek nephos, cloud; See nebh- in Indo-European Roots + -logy.]   neph'o·logʹi·cal (nĕf'ə-lŏjʹĭ-kəl) adj.

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