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Collection Development Manual

Parasitology


Definition:
The study of parasites.
Discussion:
Parasitology includes the study of human and animal parasites, and the physiological, metabolic, immunological, biochemical, nutritional, and chemotherapeutic aspects of parasites and host-parasite relationships.
Scope and emphasis:
NLM comprehensively collects works in all aspects of parasitology with potential application to biomedical research.
See also:
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