Parasitology, Harold W. Manter Laboratory of


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doi: 10.13014/K2DR2SN5


This is the complete work; 982 pages long. It can be printed 2 pages per 8.5" x 11" sheet. It is a searchable PDF document. First published September 6, 2005. The latest version (2017) contains a new "Jump to" contents page where one can "click" to jump to the start of a particular letter.

The Dictionary is now available for purchase in an 8.5 x 11" edition, 386 pages, hardcover $75.00, paperback $30. Copies may be ordered at


An exhaustive dictionary of over 13,000 terms relating to invertebrate zoology, including etymologies, word derivations and taxonomic classification. Entries cover parasitology, nematology, marine invertebrates, insects, anatomy, biology, and reproductive processes for the following phyla: Acanthocephala, Annelida, Arthropoda, Brachiopoda, Bryozoa, Chaetognatha, Cnidaria, Ctenophora, Echinodermata, Echiura, Entoprocta, Gastrotricha, Gnathostomulida, Kinorhyncha, Loricifera, Mesozoa, Mollusca, Nematoda, Nematomorpha, Nemertea, Onychophora, Pentastoma, Phoronida, Placozoa, Platyhelminthes, Pogonophora, Porifera, Priapula, Rotifera, Sipuncula, and Tardigrada.