virology

noun vi·rol·o·gy \ vī-ˈrä-lə-jē \
Updated on: 14 Nov 2017

Definition of virology

:a branch of science that deals with viruses and viral diseases

virological

play \ˌvī-rə-ˈlä-ji-kəl\ or virologic play \ˌvī-rə-ˈlä-jik\ adjective

virologically

play \ˌvī-rə-ˈlä-ji-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

virologist

play \vī-ˈrä-lə-jist\ noun

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Origin and Etymology of virology

New Latin virus + International Scientific Vocabulary -logy


VIROLOGY Defined for English Language Learners

virology

noun

Definition of virology for English Language Learners

  • medical : the study of viruses and the diseases they cause


Medical Dictionary

virology

noun vi·rol·o·gy \ vī-ˈräl-ə-jē \

medical Definition of virology

plural virologies
:a branch of science that deals with viruses

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