- the science dealing with the study of viruses and the diseases caused by them.
Origin of virology
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- the branch of medicine concerned with the study of viruses and the diseases they cause
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Word Origin and History for virologist
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- The study of viruses and viral diseases.
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- The scientific study of viruses and viral diseases.
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