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Meaning of bacteriology

bac•te•ri•ol•o•gy

Pronunciation: (bak-tēr"ē-ol'u-jē), [key]
— n.
  1. a branch of microbiology dealing with the identification, study, and cultivation of bacteria and with their applications in medicine, agriculture, industry, and biotechnology.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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