American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The branch of medicine that deals with the study of the causes, distribution, and control of disease in populations.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The science of epidemics; the sum of human knowledge concerning epidemic diseases.
- n. sciences The branch of a science dealing with the spread and control of diseases, computer viruses, concepts etc. throughout populations or systems.
- n. sciences The epidemiological body of knowledge about a particular thing.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Med.) That branch of medicine which studies the incidence and distribution of disease in a population, and uses such information to find the causes, modes of transmission, and methods for control of disease.
- n. the branch of medical science dealing with the transmission and control of disease
- From Late Latin epidemia + οlogy, from Ancient Greek επιδημία (epidemia) + λόγος (logos), from επί (upon) and δήμος (people) (disease upon people and theory). See also epidemic. (Wiktionary)
- Medieval Latin epidēmia, an epidemic; see epidemic + -logy. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“The CDC uses what they call epidemiology which is really questionnaires and they ask people, what did you eat, where did you eat it, so on and so forth.”
“This type of epidemiology is what psychologists term a 'displacement activity', something which people do when they can't deal with the real problem at hand.”
“Certificate programs are available for fellows that desire comprehensive training in epidemiology and biostatistics.”
“The Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics (CCEB) of the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine offers short summer courses, graduate level coursework, and masters degree programs in epidemiology, biostatistics, and bioethics.”
“Formal didactic training in biostatistics and epidemiology is provided through coursework at The University of Pennsylvania's Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics (CCEB), culminating in receipt of a Master's in Clinical Epidemiology or Public Health.”
“Measurement of health in epidemiology or another health measurement course”
“In Medicine there are almost daily results showing racial difference in epidemiology and/or drug response etc.”
““They are classic studies in epidemiology, they are so carefully done.””
“Five years later, Guerra, now with a Ph.D. in epidemiology and a brand-new officer of the Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) of the CDC, received orders to head out on her first international mission: to study and combat an outbreak in Uganda of Ebola virus.”
“In what is called the epidemiology of epidemiology, Rose and his PhD candidate were able to take those figures and extrapolate to the fifty-five other recognized autoimmune diseases that had not yet been included in their study.”
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