Definition of “microbiology” - English Dictionary

“microbiology” in British English

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microbiologynoun [ U ]

uk /ˌmaɪ.krəʊ.baɪˈɒl.ə.dʒi/ us /ˌmaɪ.kroʊ.baɪˈɑː.lə.dʒi/
microbiological
adjective uk /ˌmaɪ.krəʊˌbaɪ.əˈlɒdʒ.ɪ.kəl/ us /ˌmaɪ.kroʊˌbaɪ.əˈlɑː.dʒɪ.kəl/
microbiologist
noun [ C ] uk /ˌmaɪ.krəʊ.baɪˈɒl.ə.dʒɪst/ us /ˌmaɪ.kroʊ.baɪˈɑː.lə.dʒɪst/

(Definition of “microbiology” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“microbiology” in American English

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microbiologynoun [ U ]

us /ˌmɑɪ·kroʊ·bɑɪˈɑl·ə·dʒi/

the study of very small living things, such as bacteria

(Definition of “microbiology” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)