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par·a·si·tol·o·gy

 (păr′ə-sĭ-tŏl′ə-jē, -sī-)
n.
The scientific study of parasitism.

par′a·si′to·log′ic (-sī′tə-lŏj′ĭk), par′a·si′to·log′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
par′a·si·tol′o·gist n.

parasitology

(ˌpærəsaɪˈtɒlədʒɪ)
n
(Biology) the branch of biology that is concerned with the study of parasites
parasitologic, parasitological adj
ˌparasitˈologist n

par•a•si•tol•o•gy

(ˌpær ə saɪˈtɒl ə dʒi, -sɪ-)

n.
the branch of biology dealing with parasites and parasitism.
[1880–85]
par`a•si`to•log′i•cal (-ˌsaɪt lˈɒdʒ ɪ kəl) adj.
par`a•si•tol′o•gist, n.

parasitology

the branch of biology that studies parasites and parasitism. — parasitologist, n.
See also: Biology
Translations

parasitology

[ˌpærəsɪˈtɒlədʒɪ] Nparasitología f

parasitology

nParasitologie f

par·a·si·tol·o·gy

n. parasitología, estudio de los parásitos y el parasitismo.

parasitology

n parasitología, estudio de los parásitos y sus efectos en el organismo
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