helminthology

noun
hel·​min·​thol·​o·​gy | \ ˌhel-mən-ˈthä-lə-jē How to pronounce helminthology (audio) \

Definition of helminthology

: a branch of zoology concerned with helminths especially : the study of parasitic worms

First Known Use of helminthology

1819, in the meaning defined above

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“Helminthology.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/helminthology. Accessed 26 Sep. 2020.

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helminthology

noun
hel·​min·​thol·​o·​gy | \ -ˈthäl-ə-jē How to pronounce helminthology (audio) \
plural helminthologies

Medical Definition of helminthology

: a branch of zoology concerned with helminths especially : the study of parasitic worms

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