bacteriology bacteriology  /ˌbæk tɪ ˌri ˈɑ lə dʒi/


  • (n) the branch of medical science that studies bacteria in relation to disease

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  1. For the subsequent operation turned his busy, acquisitive, ambitious brain to medicine, then to bacteriology.
  2. Textbooks on surgery and bacteriology say very little on the subject.
  3. More than half the professors of anatomy, physiology, bacteriology and biochemistry are not, said he, medical men in the strict old-fashioned sense.


  • Researchers Unearth Bioenergy Potential in Leaf-Cutter Ant Communities

    As spring warms up Wisconsin, humans aren't the only ones tending their gardens. At the University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Bacteriology, colonies of leaf-cutter ants cultivate thriving communities of fungi and bacteria using freshly cut plant material.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Newswise

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