nematology

[ nem-uh-tol-uh-jee ]
/ ˌnɛm əˈtɒl ə dʒi /

noun

the branch of zoology dealing with nematodes.

Origin of nematology

First recorded in 1925–30; nemato- + -logy

Related forms

nem·a·to·log·i·cal [nem-uh-tl-oj-i-kuh l, ni-mat-uh-] /ˌnɛm ə tlˈɒdʒ ɪ kəl, nɪˈmæt ə-/, adjectivenem·a·tol·o·gist, noun
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