nematology

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

noun

the branch of zoology dealing with nematodes.

Nearby words

  1. nematocyst,
  2. nematoda,
  3. nematode,
  4. nematodiasis,
  5. nematoid,
  6. nematomorph,
  7. nembutal,
  8. nembutsu,
  9. nemea,
  10. nemean

Origin of nematology

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

Related formsnem·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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