nematology


nem·a·tol·o·gy

noun \ˌne-mə-ˈtä-lə-jē\

Definition of NEMATOLOGY

:  a branch of zoology that deals with nematodes
nem·a·to·log·i·cal \ˌne-mə-tə-ˈlä-ji-kəl\ adjective
nem·a·tol·o·gist \ˌne-mə-ˈtä-lə-jist\ noun

First Known Use of NEMATOLOGY

circa 1916

nem·a·tol·o·gy

noun \ˌnem-ə-ˈtäl-ə-jē\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural nem·a·tol·o·gies

Medical Definition of NEMATOLOGY

: a branch of zoology that deals with nematodes
nem·a·to·log·i·cal \ˌnem-ət-əl-ˈäj-i-kəl\ adjective

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