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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.
Which British bacteriologist has been credited with the discovery of the antibiotic penicillin?
1881: Alexander Fleming, Scottish bacteriologist who discovered penicillin, was born.
The ministry stated that the new 1,000 yen bill will bear the image of the physician and bacteriologist Shibasaburo Kitasato, who helped discover a method to prevent diphtheria and tetanus.
1822: Louis Pasteur, chemist and bacteriologist, was born in Dole, France.
Health and Nutrition Officer (B-17), Psychologist (B-17), Biochemist (B-17), Assistant Bacteriologist (B-17), Technologist Physiotherapy (B-17), Drug Inspector (B-17) and Staff Nurse of Health Department.
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.
Targeted audiences for this conference are Universities, Directors, Board Members, Presidents, Vice Presidents, Deans and Head of the Departments, Infectious Diseases Researchers, Scientists, Faculties, Students, Infectious Diseases Associations and Societies, Medical Colleges, Pharmaceutical Companies and Industries, Medical Devices Manufacturing Companies, Drug Manufacturing Companies and Industries, Business Entrepreneurs and Industrialists, Training Institutes, immunologist, bacteriologist, virologist.
As many as 119 samples were taken for bacteriologist test and all 119 found bacteria e-coli type bacteria which is harmful for human health and serious threat for spreading fatal diseases.
DePaolo presents readers with a comprehensive examination of the contributions of English surgeon and bacteriologist William Watson Cheyne to the history of microbiology.
Victor Vaughan: A Biography of the Pioneering Bacteriologist, 1851-1929