Virology vs Epidemiology - What's the difference?

virology | epidemiology |


As nouns the difference between virology and epidemiology

is that virology is the branch of microbiology that deals with the study of viruses and viral diseases while epidemiology is (sciences) the branch of a science dealing with the spread and control of diseases, viruses, concepts etc throughout populations or systems.

virology

Noun

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  • The branch of microbiology that deals with the study of viruses and viral diseases.
  • Anagrams

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    epidemiology

    Noun

    (-)
  • (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