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Definition of "virology" []

  • The study of viruses and viral diseases. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "virology" in a sentence
  • "I think doing that would require world-class talent in virology, immunology, & epidemiology, and a substantial research lab (including animal testing facilities)."
  • "In 1957 he had published a short paper on the clonal selection theory of antibody production, later elaborated as a major book. 11 He felt that he had done as much as he could in virology, and he wanted to devote the last seven years of his life as Director to the implications of this theory, for which he had been groping ever since his first speculations about the significance of the secondary response in 1929, and he abruptly switched the focus of the"
  • "I see why virology is metaphorically convenient, but as a YouTube obsessive I’ve also been curious about a particular inadequacy in the analogical system."