coccidology

noun coc·ci·dol·o·gy \ ˌkäksəˈdäləjē \

Definition of coccidology

plural -es
:the branch of zoology that is concerned with the scales, mealybugs, and other members of the superfamily Coccoidea

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Origin and Etymology of coccidology

New Latin Coccidae + English -o- + -logy


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