Definition of nematology in English:



mass noun
  • The scientific study of nematode worms.

    • ‘Coauthor James E. Lloyd, perhaps the foremost expert on firefly taxonomy in the world, is a professor of entomology and nematology at the University of Florida in Gainesville.’
    • ‘In a climate of scientific expansion after the Second World War CSIRO's viticultural research broadened to include nematology, irrigation, hydrology, and basic vine physiology.’
    • ‘Don Dickson, professor of nematology at the University of Florida, has been working with a new 15-inch para-chisel, which is set at a 45-degree angle.’
    • ‘The authors have combined their experience in entomology, weed science, and nematology / plant pathology to organize this textbook into 20 logically sequenced chapters.’