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[mass noun] The scientific study of nematode worms.
- ‘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.’
- ‘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.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.