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helminthology

 [hel″min-thol´o-je]
the scientific study of parasitic worms.
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hel·min·thol·o·gy

(hel'min-thol'ŏ-jē),
The branch of science concerned with worms; especially the branch of zoology and of medicine concerned with intestinal vermiform parasites.
Synonym(s): scolecology
[G. helmins, worm, + logos, study]
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helminthology

(hĕl′mĭn-thŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The scientific study of parasitic worms.

hel′min·thol′o·gist n.
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hel·min·thol·o·gy

(hel'min-thol'ŏ-jē)
The branch of science concerned with worms.
[G. helmins, worm, + logos, study]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

helminthology

the study of parasitic worms.
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Aloo, "A comparative study of helminth parasites from the fish Tilapia zilli and Oreochromis leucostictus in Lake Naivasha and Oloidien Bay, Kenya," Journal of Helminthology, vol.
Monnig's veterinary helminthology. Bailliere, Tindall and Cox Publishing Co., London.
1988: A survey on the prevalence of gastrointestinal parasites of dogs in the area of Thessaloniki, Greece.--Journal of Helminthology 62: 45-9.
Manual of veterinary helminthology. First edition, IBDC (International Book Distributing Company), p: 81.
Appendices on laboratory diagnosis, parasitic protozoa, medical helminthology, medical acarology and entomology, and sources of information in tropical medicine are available online only.
In addition to the basic preventive medicine course and postgraduate roentgenology course, the school now offered a 14 week postgraduate session in preventive medicine which included instruction in bacteriology, personal hygiene, protozoology, immunology, epidemiology, helminthology, entomology, chemistry, and vital statistics.
Veterinary Helminthology. Minneapolis, Minnesota, Burgess Publishing Company: 400 pp.
Not only was he instrumental in making several original discoveries in parasitology and helminthology, but he also lent his relentless support and encouragement to peers in the field, such as Ronald Ross.