Definition of epidemiology noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

epidemiology

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˌɛpəˌdimiˈɑlədʒi//
 
[uncountable]
 
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the scientific study of the spread and control of diseases
epidemiological
 
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NAmE//ˌɛpəˌdimiəˈlɑdʒɪkl//
 
adjective
epidemiologist
 
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NAmE//ˌɛpəˌdimiˈɑlədʒɪst//
 
noun
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: epidemiology