Para sitology

parasitology

[par-uh-sahy-tol-uh-jee, -si-]
noun
the branch of biology dealing with parasites and the effects of parasitism.

Origin:
1880–85; parasite + -o- + -logy

parasitological [par-uh-sahyt-l-oj-i-kuhl] , adjective
parasitologist, noun
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parasitology (ˌpærəsaɪˈtɒlədʒɪ)
 
n
the branch of biology that is concerned with the study of parasites
 
parasitological
 
adj
 
parasit'ologist
 
n

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parasitology par·a·si·tol·o·gy (pār'ə-sĭ-tŏl'ə-jē, -sī-)
n.
The study of parasites and parasitism.


par'a·si'to·log'ic (-sī'tə-lŏj'ĭk) or par'a·si'to·log'i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
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