epidemiology

[ ep-i-dee-mee-ol-uh-jee, -dem-ee- ]SEE DEFINITION OF epidemiology

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They concern the surgeon mainly, and from the point of view of epidemiology are unimportant.

The work of the modern fathers of epidemiology was consciously based on Hippocrates.

It is in this chapter that the epidemiology comes into closest contact with social and economic history.

Its place is indeed unique among epidemic diseases; it is the oldest and most obdurate of all the problems in epidemiology.

He saw that influenza was the crux of epidemiology, and paid special attention to it.

This theory was based upon the geographical distribution and epidemiology of the disease.

WORD ORIGIN

"study of epidemics," 1873, from Greek epidemios "epidemic" (see epidemic) + -logy. Related: Epidemiological; epidemiologist.

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