Epidemiology vs Immunology - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between epidemiology and immunology

is that epidemiology is (sciences) the branch of a science dealing with the spread and control of diseases, viruses, concepts etc throughout populations or systems while immunology is (medicine) the branch of medicine that studies the body's immune system.

epidemiology

Noun

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  • (sciences) The branch of a science dealing with the spread and control of diseases, viruses, concepts etc. throughout populations or systems.
  • (sciences) The epidemiological body of knowledge about a particular thing.
  • Derived terms

    * epidemiological, epidemiologic * epidemiologist

    immunology

    Noun

    (-)
  • (medicine) The branch of medicine that studies the body's immune system.
  • Derived terms

    * immunological * radioimmunology * immunologist