Online English learning Courses
    courses   dictionary
Double-click any word on the page to look it up in the dictionary.

Audio English.org » Dictionary » E » Epidemiological ... Epiplexis

EPIDEMIOLOGY

Pronunciation (US): 

 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 


EPIDEMIOLOGY (noun)


Sense 1epidemiology [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The branch of medical science dealing with the transmission and control of disease

Classified under:

Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents

Hypernyms ("epidemiology" is a kind of...):

medical specialty; medicine (the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques)

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)


 Learn English with... Proverbs of the week 
"Don't cry over spilt milk." (English proverb)

"Make my enemy brave and strong, so that if defeated, I will not be ashamed." (Native American proverb, tribe unknown)

"Nice guys finish last." (American proverb)

"Through falls and stumbles, one learns to walk." (Corsican proverb)

Page delivered in 0.0581 seconds