retrovirology

noun
ret·​ro·​vi·​rol·​o·​gy | \ ˌre-trō-vī-ˈrä-lə-jē How to pronounce retrovirology (audio) \

Definition of retrovirology

: virology concerned with the study of retroviruses

Other Words from retrovirology

retrovirologist \ ˌre-​trō-​vī-​ˈrä-​lə-​jist How to pronounce retrovirology (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of retrovirology

1982, in the meaning defined above

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“Retrovirology.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/retrovirology. Accessed 23 Apr. 2021.

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retrovirology

noun
ret·​ro·​vi·​rol·​o·​gy | \ ˌre-trō-vī-ˈräl-ə-jē How to pronounce retrovirology (audio) \
plural retrovirologies

Medical Definition of retrovirology

: a branch of virology concerned with the study of retroviruses

Other Words from retrovirology

retrovirologist \ -​jəst How to pronounce retrovirology (audio) \ noun

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