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bacteriology

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noun bac·te·ri·ol·o·gy \(ˌ)bak-ˌtir-ē-ˈä-lə-jē\

Simple Definition of bacteriology

  • : the scientific study of bacteria

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of bacteriology

  1. 1 :  a science that deals with bacteria and their relations to medicine, industry, and agriculture

  2. 2 :  bacterial life and phenomena

bacteriologic

play \bak-ˌtir-ē-ə-ˈlä-jik\ or

bacteriological

play \-ˈlä-ji-kəl\ adjective

bacteriologically

play \-ji-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

bacteriologist

play \(ˌ)bak-ˌtir-ē-ˈä-lə-jist\ noun

Origin and Etymology of bacteriology

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1884

Other Microbiology Terms


Medical Dictionary

bacteriology

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noun bac·te·ri·ol·o·gy \(ˌ)bak-ˌtir-ē-ˈäl-ə-jē\

Medical Definition of bacteriology

plural

bacteriologies

  1. 1:  a science that deals with bacteria and their relations to medicine, industry, and agriculture

  2. 2:  bacterial life and phenomena

bacteriologic

\bak-ˌtir-ē-ə-ˈläj-ik\play or

bacteriological

\-ˈläj-i-kəl\play adjective

bacteriologically

\-i-k(ə-)lē\play adverb



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