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microbiology

noun [U] uk   /ˌmaɪ.krəʊ.baɪˈɒl.ə.dʒi/ us    /-kroʊ.baɪˈɑː.lə-/
the study of very small living things, such as bacteriaBacteria, moulds, germs and virusesMedical studies and the people who study them
microbiological
adjective uk   /-ˌbaɪ.əˈlɒdʒ.ɪ.kəl/ us    /-ˌbaɪ.əˈlɑː.dʒɪ.kəl/
Bacteria, moulds, germs and viruses
microbiologist
noun [C] uk   /-ˈɒl.ə.dʒɪst/ us    /-kroʊ.baɪˈɑː.lə..dʒɪst/
Bacteria, moulds, germs and virusesMedical studies and the people who study them
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