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parasitology

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

Medical Definition of parasitology

plural parasitologies

  1. :  a branch of biology dealing with parasites and parasitism especially among animals

parasitological \-ˌsit-əl-ˈäj-i-kəl, -ˌsīt-\play also parasitologic \-ik\play adjective
parasitologically \-i-k(ə-)lē\play adverb



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