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Definition of "virologist" []

  • The branch of medicine concerned with the study of viruses and the diseases they cause (noun)
  • A scientist or doctor who studies or specializes in viruses. (noun)

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Use "virologist" in a sentence
  • "My opinion, informed by current reports, the behavior of past influenza epidemics, and my knowledge and experience as a virologist, is that while this is potentially serious, there is no cause for alarm."
  • "The New Yorker once called virologist Nathan Wolfe "the world's most prominent virus hunter.""
  • "Dr. Luc Montagnier, the French virologist who won the Nobel Prize in 2008 for discovering the AIDS virus, has surprised the scientific community with his strong support for homeopathic medicine."