bacteriology

  • 1Bacteriology — Bac*te ri*ol o*gy, n. [Bacterium + logy.] (Biol.) The branch of microbiology relating to bacteria. [1913 Webster] || …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2bacteriology — 1884, from German; see BACTERIA (Cf. bacteria) + OLOGY (Cf. ology). Related: Bacteriological (1886). Bacteriological warfare is from 1924 …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 3bacteriology — ► NOUN ▪ the study of bacteria. DERIVATIVES bacteriologist noun …

    English terms dictionary

  • 4bacteriology — [bak tir΄ē äl′ə jē] n. the study of bacteria, either as a branch of medicine or as a science, important in food processing, agriculture, industry, etc. bacteriologic [bak tir΄ē ə läj′ik] adj. bacteriological bacteriologically adv. bacteriologist… …

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  • 5bacteriology — bacteriological /bak tear ee euh loj i keuhl/, bacteriologic, adj. bacteriologically, adv. bacteriologist, n. /bak tear ee ol euh jee/, n. a branch of microbiology dealing with the identification, study, and cultivation of bacteria and with their …

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  • 6Bacteriology — The science and study of bacteria and their relation to medicine and to other areas such as agriculture (e.g., farm animals) and industry. Bacteria are single celled microorganisms which can live as independent organisms or, dependently, as… …

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  • 7bacteriology — [[t]bæktɪ͟əriɒ̱ləʤi[/t]] N UNCOUNT Bacteriology is the science and the study of bacteria. Derived words: bacteriological [[t]bæktɪ͟əriəlɒ̱ʤɪk(ə)l[/t]] ADJ ADJ n ...the national bacteriological laboratory …

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  • 8bacteriology — noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1884 1. a science that deals with bacteria and their relations to medicine, industry, and agriculture 2. bacterial life and phenomena • bacteriologic or …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 9bacteriology — noun The scientific study of bacteria, especially in relation to disease and agriculture …

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  • 10bacteriology — Synonyms and related words: aerobiology, agrobiology, anatomy, astrobiology, biochemics, biochemistry, biochemy, bioecology, biological science, biology, biometrics, biometry, bionics, bionomics, biophysics, botany, cell physiology, cryobiology,… …

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  • 11bacteriology — bac|te|ri|ol|o|gy [bækˌtıəriˈɔlədʒi US ˌtıriˈa:l ] n [U] the scientific study of bacteria >bacteriologist n >bacteriological [bækˌtıəriəˈlɔdʒıkəl US ˌtıriəˈla: ] adj …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 12bacteriology — bac|te|ri|ol|o|gy [ bæk,tıri alədʒi ] noun uncount the scientific study of bacteria …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 13bacteriology — study of bacteria Sciences and Studies …

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  • 14bacteriology — bac·te·ri·ol·o·gy || bæk‚tɪərɪ É’lÉ™dʒɪ n. science that deals with bacteria bacterial life and phenomena …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 15bacteriology — noun the study of bacteria. Derivatives bacteriologist noun …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 16bacteriology — noun (U) the scientific study of bacteria bacteriologist noun (C) bacteriological adjective …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17bacteriology — bac·te·ri·ol·o·gy …

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  • 18bacteriology — n. the science concerned with the study of bacteria. It is a branch of microbiology. Derivatives: bacteriologist n. Derivatives: bacteriological adj …

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  • 19bacteriology — UK [bækˌtɪərɪˈɒlədʒɪ] / US [bækˌtɪrɪˈɑlədʒɪ] noun [uncountable] biology the scientific study of bacteria …

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  • 20bacteriology — bac•te•ri•ol•o•gy [[t]bækˌtɪər iˈɒl ə dʒi[/t]] n. cvb mcr a branch of microbiology dealing with bacteria • Etymology: 1880–85 bac•te ri•o•log′i•cal əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl adj. bac•te ri•o•log′i•cal•ly, adv. bac•te ri•ol′o•gist, n …

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