Microbiology



[mahy-kroh-bahy-ol-uh-jee] /ˌmaɪ kroʊ baɪˈɒl ə dʒi/

noun
1.
the branch of dealing with the structure, function, uses, and modes of existence of microscopic organisms.
/ˌmaɪkrəʊbaɪˈɒlədʒɪ/
noun
1.
the branch of biology involving the study of microorganisms
n.

1880, coined in English from micro- + biology. Related: Microbiological.

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.
microbiology
(mī’krō-bī-ŏl’ə-jē)
The scientific study of microorganisms.

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