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OTHER WORDS FROM entomology
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH entomologyentomology , etymology
Example sentences from the Web for entomology
Steve Sheppard, a professor of entomology at Washington State University and one of Stamets’s collaborators on the study, observed that he had not encountered any other substance that could extend the life of bees to this extent.The Fungal Evangelist Who Would Save the Bees - Issue 90: Something Green|Merlin Sheldrake|September 23, 2020|Nautilus
We talked to entomologist Louis Sorkin about the best ways to prepare the little protein nuggets.
Solitary specimens, although dear to the heart of an entomologist, are eyed by the fish with haughty indifference.
These two stages are known by the trained entomologist as the "yellow-top" and the "red-top" stages respectively.Our National Forests|Richard H. Douai Boerker
Mr. Clear, an intelligent entomologist of Cork, kept some of them alive for more than twelve months.
For the entomologist as for the Pompilus, the essential thing is to make the Spider leave her stronghold.More Hunting Wasps|J. Henri Fabre
The annual reports of the Entomologist are contained in the corresponding annual reports of the Department of Agriculture.Directions for Collecting and Preserving Insects|C. V. Riley
British Dictionary definitions for entomology
Derived forms of entomologyentomological (ˌɛntəməˈlɒdʒɪkəl) or entomologic, adjectiveentomologically, adverbentomologist, noun
Medical definitions for entomology
Other words from entomologyen′to•mo•log′ic (-mə-lŏj′ĭk) null adj.en′to•mol′o•gist n.
Scientific definitions for entomology
Scientists who study insects (there are close to a million that can be studied!) are called entomologists. Why are they not called insectologists? Well, in a way they are. The word insect comes from the Latin word insectum, meaning cut up or divided into segments. (The plural of insectum, namely insecta, is used by scientists as the name of the taxonomic class that insects belong to.) This Latin word was created in order to translate the Greek word for insect, which is entomon. This Greek word also literally means cut up or divided into segments, and it is the source of the word entomology. The Greeks had coined this term for insects because of the clear division of insect bodies into three segments, now called the head, thorax, and abdomen.