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English definition of “bacteriology”

bacteriology

noun [U]     /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     /bækˌtɪə.ri.əˈlɒdʒ.ɪ.kəl/ US  /-ˌtɪr.i.əˈlɑː.dʒɪ-/ adjective Bacteria, moulds, germs and viruses bacteriologist     /-dʒɪst/ noun [C] Bacteria, moulds, germs and virusesMedical studies and the people who study them
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