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virology

 [vi-rol´ah-je]
the study of viruses and viral diseases.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

vi·rol·o·gy

(vī-rol'ŏ-jē, vi-),
The study of viruses and of viral disease.
[virus + G. logos, study]
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virology

(vī-rŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The study of viruses and viral diseases.

vi′ro·log′i·cal (vī′rə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl), vi′ro·log′ic (-ĭk) adj.
vi·rol′o·gist n.
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vi·rol·o·gy

(vī-rol'ŏ-jē)
The study of viruses and of viral disease.
[virus + G. logos, study]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

virology

The study of viruses of medical importance and the diseases they produce.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

virology

the study of VIRUSES.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

vi·rol·o·gy

(vī-rol'ŏ-jē)
The study of viruses and of viral disease.
[virus + G. logos, study]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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