epidemiology

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin epidemia +‎ -logy. See epidemic for more.

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  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈɛp.ɪ.diːm.iː.ɒl.ə.dʒi/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˌɛp.ɪˌdi.miˈɒl.ə.dʒi/, /ˌɛp.ɪˌdɛm.iˈɒl.ə.dʒi/

Noun[edit]

epidemiology (usually uncountable, plural epidemiologies)

  1. (sciences) The branch of science dealing with the spread and control of diseases, viruses, concepts etc. throughout populations or systems.
  2. (sciences) The epidemiological body of knowledge about a particular thing.

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