ma·​lar·​i·​ol·​o·​gy mə-ˌler-ē-ˈä-lə-jē How to pronounce malariology (audio)
: the scientific study of malaria
malariologist noun

Examples of malariology in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web No other specialty is branched out like this – microbiology & immunology, epidemiology, global health and travel medicine, vaccinology, tropical medicine, malariology, general ID, HIV medicine, infection control. Special To The Oregonian/oregonlive, oregonlive, 8 May 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1923, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of malariology was circa 1923

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“Malariology.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Dec. 2023.

Medical Definition


ma·​lar·​i·​ol·​o·​gy -ˈäl-ə-jē How to pronounce malariology (audio)
plural malariologies
: the scientific study of malaria
malariological adjective
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