(sciences) The epidemiological body of knowledge about a particular thing.
Origin of Epidemiology
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.
Medieval Latin epidēmia an epidemic epidemic –logy
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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