Bacteriology is the study of bacteria.
The definition of bacteriology is the scientific study of microscopic organisms.
An example of bacteriology is studying which organisms live in the human colon and are necessary for proper digestion.
the study of bacteria, either as a branch of medicine or as a science, important in food processing, agriculture, industry, etc.
The study of bacteria, especially in relation to medicine and agriculture.
- bac·te′ri·o·log′ic bac·te′ri·o·log′i·cal
bacterio- + -ology