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entomology

 [en″to-mol´o-je]
that branch of biology concerned with the study of insects.
medical entomology that concerned with insects that cause disease or serve as vectors of pathogens.

en·to·mol·o·gy

(en'tō-mol'ŏ-jē),
The science concerned with the study of insects.
[G. entomon, insect, + logos, study]

entomology

/en·to·mol·o·gy/ (en″tah-mol´ah-je) that branch of biology concerned with the study of insects.

entomology

(ĕn′tə-mŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The scientific study of insects.

en′to·mo·log′ic (-mə-lŏj′ĭk), en′to·mo·log′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
en′to·mo·log′i·cal·ly adv.
en′to·mol′o·gist n.

en·to·mol·o·gy

(en'tŏ-mol'ŏ-jē)
The science concerned with the study of insects.
[G. entomon, insect, + logos, study]

entomology

the study of insects.

entomology

that branch of biology concerned with the study of insects.
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Our aim with this exhibit is to help people get over their fear of spiders and to see them in a new light,'' says entomologist Brent Karner, a Golden Orb spider crawling on his hand.
Entomologists wanted better information about beetle movements so that they could make decisions about quarantine zones for cutting trees.
This unique assemblage also includes historical artifacts--a splendid roll-top wooden desk with its small drawers and pigeonholes; the elegant medal presented to him by the French government for outsmarting a vineyard scourge; his Zeiss microscope and its snug wooden case; plus more than 1,000 wood-based printing blocks used in illustrating American Entomologist and American Entomologist and Botanist, of which he was an editor.
His achievements lay not in his science per se but rather in his creation of the beau ideal of the entomologist.
But ARS entomologist James Baker thought that if the tool could effectively analyze grain composition, it should also be able to detect a live, growing insect hidden inside a kernel.
And the public has not been made aware of how their habits--such as keeping open containers of water and allowing water to pool in discarded tires--creates mosquito breeding grounds, says Sadia Ahmad, an entomologist at Jahangirnagar University.
When I first laid eyes on this beetle, I had the feeling it could be bad news," says Rick Hoebeke, the Cornell University entomologist who first identified the strange insect.
State entomologists believe reproducing populations of gypsy moth are present in all three communities and are recommending that the sites be treated with a biological insecticide to eradicate the infestations.