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virology

[vahy-rol-uh-jee, vi-] /vaɪˈrɒl ə dʒi, vɪ-/
noun
1.
the science dealing with the study of viruses and the diseases caused by them.
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35; vir(us) + -o- + -logy
Related forms
virological
[vahy-ruh-loj-i-kuh l] /ˌvaɪ rəˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl/ (Show IPA),
adjective
virologist, noun
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  • Exactly where the viruses were sourced for a past virology course.
  • The following sections describe the procedures and methods for virology using standard cell culture techniques.
British Dictionary definitions for virology

virology

/vaɪˈrɒlədʒɪ/
noun
1.
the branch of medicine concerned with the study of viruses and the diseases they cause
Derived Forms
virological (ˌvaɪrəˈlɒdʒɪkəl) adjective
virologist, noun
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Word Origin and History for virology
n.

1935, from comb. form of virus + -ology. Related: Virological.

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virology in Medicine

virology vi·rol·o·gy (vī-rŏl'ə-jē)
n.
The study of viruses and viral diseases.


vi'ro·log'i·cal (vī'rə-lŏj'ĭ-kəl) or vi'ro·log'ic (-ĭk) adj.
vi·rol'o·gist n.
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virology in Science
virology
  (vī-rŏl'ə-jē)   
The scientific study of viruses and viral diseases.
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