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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.
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parasitology

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

the branch of biology that studies parasites and parasitism. — parasitologist, n.
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parasitology

[ˌpærəsɪˈtɒlədʒɪ] Nparasitología f
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parasitology

nParasitologie f
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par·a·si·tol·o·gy

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

n parasitología, estudio de los parásitos y sus efectos en el organismo
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In another study, 14 patients with acute CL who were treated with cryotherapy were clinically and parasitologically cured within 3-8 weeks, with no noticeable scars at lesion sites19.
The sera positive for parasitic infection (n=54) other than Fasciola mainly: Haemonchus contortus; Strongyloides spp.; Ostertagia spp.; Paramphistomum spp.; coccidian; hydatidosis and schistosomiasis were taken from clinically, serologically and parasitologically confirmed cases from veterinary centres to check the cross reactivity of the test.
All cases were treated by myrrh extract as two capsules (600 mg) on an empty stomach an hour before breakfast for 6 consecutive days and were followed up clinically and parasitologically by urine and stool analysis.
piscatorius from the coasts of Izmir were brought to Ataturk University, and their visceral organs were parasitologically investigated.
A total of 15 blood samples, for serum preparation, were collected before chemotherapy, from 15 parasitologically diagnosed patients with ZVL, aged over 18 and seen at the Endemic Diseases Unit, Piraja da Silva in Jequie (PIEJ), Bahia, Brazil.
Both patients showed seroconversion and development of parasitologically confirmed cases of babesiosis, which were diagnosed [approximately equal to] 8 weeks posttransplantation (Table; Figure 1).
Out of 18 ears treated, by 7th day, 9 ears were completely cured both clinically and parasitologically with complete relief from aural discharge, inspissated pus, ulcerations, excess cerumen, otalgia and head shaking.
Trypanosoma vivax outbreaks have been reported in Monagas State, in the eastern region of Venezuela, where 27 and 50 % of the animals were parasitologically and serologically positive, respectively.
vermicularis treatment and worms are reported to be observed in the genital area and in urine, examination of these worms parasitologically would be an appropriate approach.) Especially in conditions when there is no response to E.Vermicularis treatment and if worms are seen on genital area and in urine, parasitological investigations of these worms should be performed.
Patients should respond clinically and parasitologically within 24-48 hours.
Parasitologically myiasis could be classified as obligatory, facultative or accidental.