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Dictionary entry overview: What does epidemiology mean?
• EPIDEMIOLOGY (noun)
The noun EPIDEMIOLOGY has 1 sense:
1. the branch of medical science dealing with the transmission and control of disease
Familiarity information: EPIDEMIOLOGY used as a noun is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
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The branch of medical science dealing with the transmission and control of disease
Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents
Hypernyms ("epidemiology" is a kind of...):
Domain member category:
index case (the earliest documented case of a disease that is included in an epidemiological study)
prevalence ((epidemiology) the ratio (for a given time period) of the number of occurrences of a disease or event to the number of units at risk in the population)
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