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English definition of “microbiology”

microbiology

noun [U]     /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     /-ˌbaɪ.əˈlɒdʒ.ɪ.kəl/ US  /-ˌbaɪ.əˈlɑː.dʒɪ.kəl/ adjective Bacteria, moulds, germs and viruses microbiologist     /-ˈɒl.ə.dʒɪst/ US  /-kroʊ.baɪˈɑː.lə..dʒɪst/ noun [C] Bacteria, moulds, germs and virusesMedical studies and the people who study them
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