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vi·rol·o·gy

 (vī-rŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The study of viruses and viral diseases.

vi′ro·log′i·cal (vī′rə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl), vi′ro·log′ic (-ĭk) adj.
vi·rol′o·gist n.

virology

(vaɪˈrɒlədʒɪ)
n
(Medicine) the branch of medicine concerned with the study of viruses and the diseases they cause
virological, virologic adj
viˈrologist n

vi•rol•o•gy

(vaɪˈrɒl ə dʒi, vɪ-)

n.
the study of viruses and viral diseases.
[1930–35]
vi`ro•log′i•cal (-rəˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl) adj.
vi•rol′o•gist, n.

vi·rol·o·gy

(vī-rŏl′ə-jē)
The scientific study of viruses and viral diseases.

virology

the branch of medical science that studies viruses and the diseases they cause. — virologist, n. — virological, adj.
See also: Medical Specialties
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.virology - the branch of medical science that studies viruses and viral diseases
virus - (virology) ultramicroscopic infectious agent that replicates itself only within cells of living hosts; many are pathogenic; a piece of nucleic acid (DNA or RNA) wrapped in a thin coat of protein
medical specialty, medicine - the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
Translations

virology

[ˌvaɪəˈrɒlədʒɪ] Nvirología f

virology

nVirologie f, → Virusforschung f

vi·rol·o·gy

n. virología, ciencia que estudia los virus.

virology

n virología, estudio de los virus
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