- the scientific study of worms, especially of parasitic worms.
Origin of helminthology
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Corrections and additions to former papers on helminthology published in the Proceedings of the Academy.The Biotic Associations of Cockroaches
Louis M. Roth
They operate to render a just and adequate understanding of the science of helminthology impossible.Parasites
T. Spencer Cobbold
Vermeol′ogist, one skilled in vermeology; Vermeol′ogy, the knowledge of worms, helminthology.
- the study of parasitic worms
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