helminthology

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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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