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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.
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The Scots bacteriologist warned that if bird flu mutates to be able to easily transmit from human to human, it will cause "mayhem, possibly comparable on a scale to 1918", when a pandemic resulted in the deaths of more than 33,000 Scots and 70million people worldwide.
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ON THIS DAY 1822: Louis Pasteur, chemist and bacteriologist, was born in Dole, France.
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1881: Alexander Fleming, Scottish bacteriologist who discovered penicillin, was born.
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Victor Vaughan: A Biography of the Pioneering Bacteriologist, 1851-1929
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