Medical Dictionary


noun par·a·si·tol·o·gy
\ˌpar-ə-sə-ˈtäl-ə-jē, -ˌsīt-ˈäl-\
plural par·a·si·tol·o·gies

Definition of PARASITOLOGY

:  a branch of biology dealing with parasites and parasitism especially among animals
par·a·si·to·log·i·cal \-ˌsit-əl-ˈäj-i-kəl, -ˌsīt-\ also par·a·si·to·log·ic \-ik\ adjective
par·a·si·to·log·i·cal·ly \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
March 30, 2015
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