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English definition of “bacteriology”

bacteriology

noun [U] uk   /bækˌtɪə.riˈɒl.ə.dʒi/ us    /-ˌtɪr.iˈɑː.lə-/
the scientific study of bacteria, especially those that cause diseaseBacteria, moulds, germs and virusesMedical studies and the people who study them
bacteriological
adjective uk   /bækˌtɪə.ri.əˈlɒdʒ.ɪ.kəl/ us    /-ˌtɪr.i.əˈlɑː.dʒɪ-/
Bacteria, moulds, germs and viruses
bacteriologist
noun [C] uk   /-dʒɪst/ us  
Bacteria, moulds, germs and virusesMedical studies and the people who study them
(Definition of bacteriology from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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