virology
noun Etymology: New Latin virus + International Scientific Vocabulary -logy Date: circa 1935 a branch of science that deals with viruses and viral diseases • virological or virologic adjectivevirologically adverbvirologist noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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