Helminthology Hel`min*thol"o*gy, n. [Gr. ?, ?, a worm + -logy: cf. F. helminthologie.] The natural history, or study, of worms, esp. parasitic worms. [1913 Webster]

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  • Helminthology — is the study of worms and especially parasitic worms. This field deals with the study of their taxonomy and the effect on their hosts. The origin of the word is helminth worm in greek …   Wikipedia

  • helminthology — [hel΄min thäl′ə jē] n. the scientific study of helminths …   English World dictionary

  • helminthology — helmintologija statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Zooparazitologijos šaka, tirianti apvaliųjų parazitinių kirmėlių rūšių sudėtį, jų ekologiją. atitikmenys: angl. helminthology vok. Helminthologie, f rus. гельминтология, f …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • helminthology — noun Date: 1819 a branch of zoology concerned with helminths; especially the study of parasitic worms …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Helminthology — n. [Gr. helmins, worm; logos, discourse] A branch of zoology dealing with the natural history of parasitic worms, especially flatworms and roundworms …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • helminthology — helminthological /hel min theuh loj i keuhl/, helminthologic, adj. helminthologist, n. /hel min thol euh jee/, n. the scientific study of worms, esp. of parasitic worms. [1810 20; HELMINTH + O + LOGY] * * * …   Universalium

  • helminthology — noun The branch of zoology related to the study of helminths (parasitic worms) …   Wiktionary

  • helminthology — The branch of science concerned with worms; especially the branch of zoology and of medicine concerned with intestinal vermiform parasites. SYN: scolecology. [G. helmins, worm, + logos, study] * * * hel·min·thol·o·gy thäl ə jē …   Medical dictionary

  • helminthology — study of worms Sciences and Studies …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • helminthology — n. study of worms (especially parasitic worms) …   English contemporary dictionary

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