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helminthology

Syllabification: hel·min·thol·o·gy
Pronunciation: /ˌhelmənˈTHäləjē
 
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Definition of helminthology in English:

noun

The study of parasitic worms.
Example sentences
  • Each of the other 15 chapters has its merits and provides a detailed, interesting and comprehensive review of some aspect of helminthology.

Derivatives

helminthological

1
Pronunciation: /helˌminTHəˈläjikəl/
adjective

helminthologist

2
noun
Example sentences
  • A helminthologist had a condemned woman without her knowledge swallow larvae of intestinal worms, so as to see whether the worms developed in the intestines after her death.
  • A helminthologist of worldwide renown created the Central Italian Helminthological Collection, which includes thousands of specimens of parasitic worms.
  • He was also a successful helminthologist and entomologist.

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