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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

(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.
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* Conduct basic entomologic research, including the distribution of vector species, habitats, and biting habits, and their responses to climate variability.
Entomologic assessments of the house and yard were conducted to identify potential and colonized mosquito breeding sites.
No entomologic evidence exists to indicate that malaria transmission occurs in the oasis setting of Atar.
All the specimens were deposited as adult vouchers in the Entomologic Reference Collection of Faculdade de Saude Publica, Sao Paulo University, Brazil.
From mosquitoes: GANV was isolated from a pool of 100 mosquitoes belonging to the Culex vishnui complex collected from North Arcot district in Tamil Nadu and Chittoor district in Andhra Pradesh during entomologic investigations (10).
The primary outcomes (serologic and entomologic data) were collected at the compound level and the secondary outcomes (data on knowledge, attitudes, and practices) at the household level, given that in our study neighborhood we found [greater than or equal to] 2 households living in the same compound (29).
During a small-scale entomologic assessment conducted during March 29-30, 2012, 123 mosquitoes were collected in Trapeang Roka and 651 mosquitoes were collected from a wider area, including two nearby villages that also reported cases, based on syndromic data.
Status of forest onchocerciasis in lower cross river basin, Nigeria: Entomologic profile after five years of Ivermectin intervention.
Entomologic surveys were carried out during the month of December 2006.
These reductions are to be achieved, at least in part, by implementing improved outbreak prediction and detection through coordinated epidemiologic and entomologic surveillance.
However, malaria transmission can occur below the detectable entomologic threshold.