the branch of biology dealing with the structure, function, uses, and modes of existence of microscopic organisms.
- mi·cro·bi·o·log·i·cal [mahy-kroh-bahy-uh-loj-i-kuhl], /ˌmaɪ kroʊˌbaɪ əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl/, mi·cro·bi·o·log·ic, adjective
- mi·cro·bi·o·log·i·cal·ly, adverb
- mi·cro·bi·ol·o·gist, noun
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How to use microbiology in a sentence
Ravindra Gupta, a professor of clinical microbiology at the University of Cambridge, found in a study of older adults that the immune response triggered by the Pfizer vaccine was modestly less effective against the British variant.What you need to know about the coronavirus variants | Marisa Iati, Angela Fritz | January 26, 2021 | Washington Post
If considered a language, the NLP could begin grasping sequences related to a virus’s infectiousness, without needing any previous knowledge of microbiology.A Language AI Is Accurately Predicting Covid-19 ‘Escape’ Mutations | Shelly Fan | January 19, 2021 | Singularity Hub
David Sullivan is professor of molecular microbiology and immunology at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and a principal investigator for Johns Hopkins University–sponsored plasma trials.COVID vaccines won’t come fast enough to save struggling businesses. But plasma might | jakemeth | November 23, 2020 | Fortune
Testing has created extra work for the hospital microbiology laboratories while they still have to carry on with all their usual work.Can We Actually Learn To Live With Coronavirus? Not Until We Have A Vaccine | LGBTQ-Editor | October 14, 2020 | No Straight News
With the help of microbiologist Dr. Simon Park, Wonder was able to bring her vision of death to life.
How such means might be found now became the anxious thought of every imaginative physician, of every working microbiologist.A History of Science, Volume 4(of 5) | Henry Smith Williams
British Dictionary definitions for microbiology
the branch of biology involving the study of microorganisms
- microbiological (ˌmaɪkrəʊˌbaɪəˈlɒdʒɪkəl) or microbiologic, adjective
- microbiologically, adverb
- microbiologist, noun
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Scientific definitions for microbiology
The scientific study of microorganisms.
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