parasitology

noun
par·a·si·tol·o·gy | \ˌper-ə-sə-ˈtä-lə-jē, -ˌsī-, ˌpa-rə-\

Definition of parasitology 

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

Other Words from parasitology

parasitological \ˌper-ə-ˌsi-tə-ˈlä-ji-kəl, -ˌsī-, ˌpa-rə- \ or less commonly parasitologic \ˌper-ə-ˌsi-tə-ˈlä-jik, -ˌsī-, ˌpa-rə- \ adjective
parasitologically \ˌper-ə-ˌsi-tə-ˈlä-ji-k(ə-)lē, -ˌsī-, ˌpa-rə- \ adverb
parasitologist \ˌper-ə-sə-ˈtä-lə-jist, -ˌsī-, ˌpa-rə- \ noun

First Known Use of parasitology

1870, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for parasitology

Latin parasitus + International Scientific Vocabulary -logy

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parasitology

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

Medical Definition of parasitology 

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

Other Words from parasitology

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

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