The study of insects and their environments.
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- the branch of zoology that studies insects
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Entomology: The scientific study of insects. The application of entomology to medicine is termed medical entomology. See: Medical entomology.
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En`to·mol'o·gy noun ; plural Entomologies . [ Greek 'e`ntomon insect (so called because nearly cut in two, from 'e`ntomos cut in; 'en in + te`mnein to cut) + -logy : confer French entomologie . See In , and Tome
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<entomology, study> The scientific study of insects. ... (30 Mar 1998) ...
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the branch of zoology that studies insects
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(en″tә-mol´ә-je) the branch of biology concerned with the study of insects. medical entomology the study of insects that cause disease or serve as vectors of disease-causing organisms.
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• (n.) That part of zoology which treats of insects. • (n.) A treatise on the science of entomology.
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branch of zoology dealing with the scientific study of insects. The Greek word entomon, meaning `notched,` refers to the segmented body plan of the ... [8 related articles]
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entomology 1. The branch of zoology that deals with the study of insects. 2. From French entomologie (1764), coined from Greek entomon, 'insect' plus logia, 'study of'. Entomon is the neuter form of entomos, 'having a notch or cut (at the waist)'; so called by Aristotle in reference to the segmented division of insect bodies. Scientists who study
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Entomology (from Greek ἔντομος, entomos, "that which is cut in pieces or engraved/segmented", hence "insect"; and -λογία, -logia) is the scientific study of insects, a branch of arthropodology. At some 1.3 million described species, insects account for more than two-thirds of all known organisms, date back some 400 million years, ...
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entomology, study of insects, an arthropod class that comprises about 900,000 known species, representing about three fourths of all the classified animal species. Insects are studied because of their importance as pollinators for fruit crops; as carriers of bacterial, viral, and fungal diseases; as...
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Entomology is the branch of zoology dealing with insects. It was started as a science in 1705 by the publication of Ray's 'Methodus Insectorum'.
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Type: Term Pronunciation: en′tō-mol′ŏ-jē Definitions: 1. The science concerned with the study of insects.
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Study of insects
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the branch of zoology that deals with insects and, specifically, the hexapods
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