Parasitology is the branch of science that studies parasites.
An example of parasitology is the study of ringworm or other parasitic organisms.
The scientific study of parasitism.
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- Selamectin, the active ingredient in Revolution, proved an effective treatment against ear mites according to a 2003 study in the journal Veterinary Parasitology.