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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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The parasitological methods are commonly based on the parasite's detectability in blood smears or lymph node, skin, spleen, or bone morrow cytology (ALVAR et al., 2004; NOLI & SARIDOMICHELAKIS, 2014).
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In addition, the parasitological indexes allow us: to measure the amount of fish affected by the parasites in relation to the total population of analyzed fish; to know the extension of parasitic infestation; to comprehend the fish health status and; to detect natural and/or anthropogenic alterations (Barber et al., 2000; Nachev and Sures, 2009).
Parasitological profile of perstans filariasis among blood donors in Ife-Ife, Southwest, Nigeria.
Although we have regional diagnostic laboratories, referral diagnostic/ extension centres and a number of Veterinary polyclinics have been recently equipped with newer diagnostic aids for parasitological, hematological, biochemical evaluation and urinalysis.
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In 2009, the World Health Organization (WHO) recommended parasitological confirmation for all suspected cases of malaria before treatment.