Simple Definition of microbiology
: a science that studies extremely small forms of life (such as bacteria and viruses)
Origin of microbiology
International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1880
Medical Definition of microbiology
: a branch of biology dealing especially with microscopic forms of life (as bacteria, protozoans, viruses, and fungi)
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