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helminthology

[hel-min-thol-uh-jee] /ˌhɛl mɪnˈθɒl ə dʒi/
noun
1.
the scientific study of worms, especially of parasitic worms.
Origin
1810-1820
1810-20; helminth + -o- + -logy
Related forms
helminthological
[hel-min-thuh-loj-i-kuh l] /hɛlˌmɪn θəˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl/ (Show IPA),
helminthologic, adjective
helminthologist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for helminthology

helminthology

/ˌhɛlmɪnˈθɒlədʒɪ/
noun
1.
the study of parasitic worms
Derived Forms
helminthological (ˌhɛlmɪnθəˈlɒdʒɪkəl) adjective
helminthologist, noun
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