Definition of bacteriology in English:

bacteriology

noun

mass noun
  • The study of bacteria.

    • ‘He was to investigate the pathology, the pesticide levels in the blubber, try to do bacteriology and virology.’
    • ‘As medical science progressed, hospitals became increasingly complex because of newly developed diagnostic sciences and techniques such as bacteriology, pathology, and radiology.’
    • ‘At the top end of Britain's food world, which has come to associate organics and therefore ‘naturalness’ with sometimes spurious notions of purity, a professor of bacteriology telling it as it is, may not always be welcome.’
    • ‘Technologically, traditional biological weapons depend on microbiology, especially bacteriology, which uses destructive bacteria, viruses, and toxic living bodies obtained directly from the natural world.’
    • ‘When the bacteriophage was discovered, this was a turning point for bacteriology, but phages long remained the concern of medical bacteriologists.’
    • ‘All major aspects of the epidemiology, pathogenesis, bacteriology, diagnosis, and antimicrobial treatment were reviewed by this group.’
    • ‘Because bacteriology is the primary emphasis in virtually all microbiology laboratories, mycology is frequently covered as a ‘required afterthought’, by someone with minimal interest or background.’
    • ‘The new sciences of bacteriology and pharmacology are prominent examples.’
    • ‘At the same time, historians with an environmental focus will find precious little on the development of ecology, wildlife biology, forestry, public or occupational health, bacteriology, or other relevant biological disciplines.’
    • ‘By the 1860s it was inspiring the development of cellular pathology and bacteriology.’
    • ‘Can one infer, for instance that the nineteenth century discoveries in the fields of organic chemistry, electricity, or bacteriology (to pick a few areas almost at will) were driven by free market capitalism?’
    • ‘The new science of bacteriology developed at both medical schools and research centers such as the Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research (later Rockefeller University) in New York.’
    • ‘He enjoyed a solid reputation for bringing the modern methods of bacteriology to the department after the city's previous and worst episode of typhoid fever a decade earlier.’
    • ‘Virology, bacteriology and blood testing were mentioned in particular.’
    • ‘He traveled to Europe and learned the best science of bacteriology of the time; he published a book on malaria.’
    • ‘All sputum samples grew significant numbers of bacteria; quantitative bacteriology revealed an almost 3-fold increase in bacterial count over the period.’
    • ‘This article briefly examines the pathogenesis and bacteriology of UTIs during pregnancy, as well as patient-oriented outcomes.’
    • ‘In the introduction, the editors argue that environmental history draws on a number of scientific fields, including ecology, botany, zoology, bacteriology, medicine, geology, physics, and chemistry.’
    • ‘Contrary to the reassuring propaganda about the difficulties of preparing spores and preventing them clumping, he reckoned that anyone who had had some basic training in bacteriology could do it.’
    • ‘Starting around 1880, bacteriology emerged among physicians, engineers, and politicians as the second idea informing their efforts to improve public health and enhance control of booming and turbulent cities.’

Pronunciation

bacteriology

/bakˌtɪərɪˈɒlədʒi/