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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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