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

parasitological

play \ˌper-ə-ˌsi-tə-ˈlä-ji-kəl, -ˌsī-, ˌpa-rə-\ or less commonly parasitologic play \ˌper-ə-ˌsi-tə-ˈlä-jik, -ˌsī-, ˌpa-rə-\ adjective

parasitologically

play \ˌper-ə-ˌsi-tə-ˈlä-ji-k(ə-)lē, -ˌsī-, ˌpa-rə-\ adverb

parasitologist

play \ˌper-ə-sə-ˈtä-lə-jist, -ˌsī-, ˌpa-rə-\ noun

Origin and Etymology of parasitology

Latin parasitus + International Scientific Vocabulary -logy


Medical Dictionary

parasitology

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

medical Definition of parasitology

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

parasitological

play \-ˌsit-ᵊl-ˈäj-i-kəl, -ˌsīt-\ also parasitologic play \-ik\ adjective

parasitologically

play \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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