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virology

noun vi·rol·o·gy \vī-ˈrä-lə-jē\

medical : the study of viruses and the diseases they cause

Full Definition of VIROLOGY

:  a branch of science that deals with viruses and viral diseases
vi·ro·log·i·cal \ˌvī-rə-ˈlä-ji-kəl\ or vi·ro·log·ic \-jik\ adjective
vi·ro·log·i·cal·ly \-ji-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
vi·rol·o·gist \vī-ˈrä-lə-jist\ noun

Origin of VIROLOGY

New Latin virus + International Scientific Vocabulary -logy
First Known Use: circa 1935

virology

noun vi·rol·o·gy \vī-ˈräl-ə-jē\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural vi·rol·o·gies

Medical Definition of VIROLOGY

:  a branch of science that deals with viruses

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