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entomology

 [en″to-mol´o-je]

that branch of biology concerned with the study of insects.

medical entomology that concerned with insects that cause disease or serve as vectors of pathogens.

Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

en·to·mol·o·gy

(en’tō-mol’ŏ-jē),

The science concerned with the study of insects.

[G. entomon, insect, + logos, study]

Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

entomology

(ĕn′tə-mŏl′ə-jē)

n.

The scientific study of insects.


en′to·mo·log′ic (-mə-lŏj′ĭk), en′to·mo·log′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.

en′to·mo·log′i·cal·ly adv.

en′to·mol′o·gist n.

The American Heritage® Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2007, 2004 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.

en·to·mol·o·gy

(en’tŏ-mol’ŏ-jē)

The science concerned with the study of insects.

[G. entomon, insect, + logos, study]

Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

entomology

the study of insects.

Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

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