MICRO BIOLOGICALLY

microbiology

[mahy-kroh-bahy-ol-uh-jee]
noun
the branch of biology dealing with the structure, function, uses, and modes of existence of microscopic organisms.

Origin:
1885–90; micro- + biology

microbiological [mahy-kroh-bahy-uh-loj-i-kuhl] , microbiologic, adjective
microbiologically, adverb
microbiologist, noun
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microbiology (ˌmaɪkrəʊbaɪˈɒlədʒɪ)
 
n
the branch of biology involving the study of microorganisms
 
microbiological
 
adj
 
microbio'logic
 
adj
 
microbio'logically
 
adv
 
microbi'ologist
 
n

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Word Origin & History

microbiology
1885 (implied in microbiologist), coined in Eng. from micro- + biology.
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Medical Dictionary

microbiology mi·cro·bi·ol·o·gy (mī'krō-bī-ŏl'ə-jē)
n.
The branch of biology that deals with microorganisms and their effects on other living organisms.


mi'cro·bi'o·log'ic (-ə-lŏg'ĭk) adj.
mi'cro·bi·ol'o·gist n.
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Science Dictionary
microbiology   (mī'krō-bī-ŏl'ə-jē)  Pronunciation Key 
The scientific study of microorganisms.
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