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The study of bacteria, especially in relation to medicine and agriculture.

bac·te′ri·o·log′ic (-ə-lŏj′ĭk), bac·te′ri·o·log′i·cal adj.
bac·te′ri·o·log′i·cal·ly adv.
bac·te′ri·ol′o·gist n.
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Noun1.bacteriologist - a biologist who studies bacteriabacteriologist - a biologist who studies bacteria  
biologist, life scientist - (biology) a scientist who studies living organisms
عالِم جَراثيم
gerlafræîingur, bakteríufræîingur


[bækˌtɪərɪˈɒlɒdʒɪst] Nbacteriólogo/a m/f



[bækˌtɪərɪˈɒlədʒɪst] nbatteriologo/a


(bakˈtiəriə) singular bacˈterium (-əm) noun plural
organisms not able to be seen except under a microscope, found in rotting matter, in air, in soil and in living bodies, some being the germs of disease. a throat infection caused by bacteria.
bacˌteriˈology (-ˈolədʒi) noun
the study of bacteria.
bacˌterioˈlogical (ˈlo-) adjective
bacˌteriˈologist noun


n. bacteriólogo-a, especialista en bacteriología.
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I read it aloud to the critical bacteriologist with some pride in my handiwork.
For the first ten years of the COP, examiners were always pathologists, however, from 1960 a senior bacteriologist was added for the first time to the panel of examiners.
Now it appears the SNP are disgracefully trying to distract attention from their own failure to get a grip on the situation by criticising the UK's foremost bacteriologist.
Aberdeen University bacteriologist Professor Hugh Pennington said the death of a patient suffering from swine flu was "to be expected".
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A physician at London's Harley Street Clinic, as well as a prominent bacteriologist, homeopath, and researcher, Dr.
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