helminthology

[hel-min-thol-uh-jee]

Origin of helminthology

First recorded in 1810–20; helminth + -o- + -logy
Related formshel·min·tho·log·i·cal [hel-min-thuh-loj-i-kuh l] /hɛlˌmɪn θəˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl/, hel·min·tho·log·ic, adjectivehel·min·thol·o·gist, noun
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helminthology

noun
  1. the study of parasitic worms
Derived Formshelminthological (ˌhɛlmɪnθəˈlɒdʒɪkəl), adjectivehelminthologist, noun
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