- the branch of biology dealing with parasites and the effects of parasitism.
Origin of parasitology
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You—or rather, Jay Allison is a specialist in Darkovan parasitology, as well as a very competent surgeon.The Planet Savers
Marion Zimmer Bradley
One of them, Dr. Chagas, a Brazilian, is well known in the world of science for his studies in bacteriology and parasitology.South America To-day
Handbook on the parasitology of man together with a treatise on the vectors of transmissible diseases.The Biotic Associations of Cockroaches
Louis M. Roth
Kennon leaned back from the microscope and studied the illustrations in the parasitology text.The Lani People
J. F. Bone
- the branch of biology that is concerned with the study of parasites
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- The study of parasites and parasitism.
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