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nematology

Line breaks: nem¦at|ology
Pronunciation: /ˌnɛməˈtɒlədʒi
 
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Definition of nematology in English:

noun

[mass noun]
The scientific study of nematode worms.
Example sentences
  • Coauthor James E. Lloyd, perhaps the foremost expert on firefly taxonomy in the world, is a professor of entomology and nematology at the University of Florida in Gainesville.
  • The authors have combined their experience in entomology, weed science, and nematology / plant pathology to organize this textbook into 20 logically sequenced chapters.
  • Don Dickson, professor of nematology at the University of Florida, has been working with a new 15-inch para-chisel, which is set at a 45-degree angle.

Derivatives

nematologist

1
noun
Example sentences
  • This section gives information about upcoming meetings that may be of interest to nematologists in the region.
  • Chief nematologists also need to have basic training in agronomy and help improve overall farming productivity.
  • His scientific interests centered around the nematodes, a group of animals which he probably knew better than any other nematologist of his time.

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