Definitions for virologyvaɪˈrɒl ə dʒi, vɪ-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

vi•rol•o•gyvaɪˈrɒl ə dʒi, vɪ-(n.)

  1. the study of viruses and viral diseases.

    Category: Biology

Origin of virology:

1930–35

vi•rol′o•gist(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. virology(noun)

    the branch of medical science that studies viruses and viral diseases

Wiktionary

  1. virology(Noun)

    The branch of microbiology that deals with the study of viruses and viral diseases.

Freebase

  1. Virology

    Virology is the study of viruses; submicroscopic, parasitic particles of genetic material contained in a protein coat. It focuses on the following aspects of viruses: their structure, classification and evolution, their ways to infect and exploit host cells for reproduction, their interaction with host organism physiology and immunity, the diseases they cause, the techniques to isolate and culture them, and their use in research and therapy. Virology is considered to be a subfield of microbiology or of medicine.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Virology

    The study of the structure, growth, function, genetics, and reproduction of viruses, and VIRUS DISEASES.

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