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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishepidemiologyep‧i‧de‧mi‧ol‧o‧gy /ˌepədiːmiˈɒlədʒi $ -ˈɑːl-/ noun [uncountable]  the study of the way diseases spread, and how to control themepidemiologist noun [countable]epidemiological /ˌepɪdiːmiəˈlɒdʒɪkəl $ -ˈlɑː-/ adjective
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epidemiologyEmerging objectives and methods in epidemiology.Goffman's curves fitted very well to those derived by differential equations validated in epidemiology.Prior to the hepatitis B outbreak, most public health officials had ignored the danger signs in gay male epidemiology.The discovery of an effect with such a long latent period was no mean feat of epidemiology.These assays are essential to understanding the epidemiology of measles in vaccinated populations.
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