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The scientific study of parasitic worms.

hel′min·thol′o·gist n.


(Zoology) the branch of zoology concerned with the study of parasitic worms
helminthologic, helminthological adj
ˌhelminˈthologist n


(ˌhɛl mɪnˈθɒl ə dʒi)

the study of worms, esp. of parasitic worms.
hel`min•thol′o•gist, n.


the branch of zoology that studies worms, especially parasitic worms. — helminthologist, n.helminthologic, helminthologieal, adj.
See also: Worms
the study of worms, especially internal worms.
See also: Animals


The study of parasitic worms.
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In 2017, specialists from the Dagestan branch of the All-Russian Center for Plant Quarantine FGBU conducted more than 42,000 entomological, mycological, helminthological, and herbological examinations in the field of plant quarantine.
Journal of Helminthological Society of Washington 61, 115-117.
Voucher specimens of strobilocercus larva were deposited in the Helminthological Collection of Museo de La Plata (He-MLP), La Plata, Buenos Aires; and hosts in the Mastozoological Collections of Centro Nacional Patagonico (CNP), Puerto Madryn, Chubut, Argentina.
Cercariae fixed in hot 4% formalin were preserved in vials with 70% ethanol, and deposited in the Helminthological Collection of the Centro de Ecologia Aplicada del Litoral (CECOAL), Corrientes, Argentina.
have been deposited in Helminthological collection of Zoological Survey of India (ZSI), Kolkata.
The study of small mammals and the helminthological analysis were done following the methodology proposed by Galan-Puchades et al.
Re-examination of voucher specimens from the Helminthological Collection of the Instituto Oswaldo Cruz in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (CHIOC nos.
Helminthological surveys of raccoon dogs captured in Tokyo and Kanagawa Prefectures.