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Meaning of EPIDEMIOLOGY

Pronunciation:  `epi`deemee'âlujee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the branch of medical science dealing with the transmission and control of disease
 

EPIDEMIOLOGY is a 12 letter word that starts with E.

 

 See Also: medical specialty, medicine

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ep`i*de`mi*ol"o*gy\, n. [Epidemy + -logy.] (Med.)
That branch of science which treats of epidemics.

 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: The scientific study of diseases; includes analyzing the occurence and distribution of diseases and the factors that govern their spread.
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: aerial infection, airborne infection, carrier, communicability, contagion, contagiousness, contamination, cryptogenic infection, direct infection, droplet infection, dust infection, hand infection, health physics, hygiene, hygienics, indirect infection, infection, infectiousness, mental hygiene, phytogenic infection, preventive dentistry, preventive medicine, primary infection, prophylactic psychology, prophylactodontia, prophylaxis, public health, pyogenic infection, sanitation, secondary infection, subclinical infection, taint, vector, virus, waterborne infection, zoogenic infection
 

 

 

 

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