Entomotomy

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Entomotomy The science of the dissection of insects.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n entomotomy The dissection of insects; entomological anatomy.
    • n entomotomy The science of the anatomical structure of insects.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Entomotomy dissection of insects
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. insect + te`mnein to cut
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. entoma, insects, logia, a discourse, phagein, to eat, philein, to love, taxis, arrangement, temnein, to cut.

Usage

In literature:

Entomotomy: that science which deals with internal structure of insects.
"Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology" by John. B. Smith
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