The branch of microbiology that is concerned with viruses and viral diseases.

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  • virology — virological /vuy reuh loj i keuhl/, adj. virologist, n. /vuy rol euh jee, vi /, n. the science dealing with the study of viruses and the diseases caused by them. [1930 35; VIR(US) + O + LOGY] * * * Branch of microbiology that deals with the study …   Universalium

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  • Virology (journal) — Infobox Journal title = Virology discipline = Virology abbreviation = none publisher = Elsevier country = Netherlands frequency = 26 per year history = founded 1955 openaccess = none impact = 3.525 impact year = 2006 website = http://www.elsevier …   Wikipedia

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  • virology — noun The branch of microbiology that deals with the study of viruses and viral diseases. See Also: virologist …   Wiktionary

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