Definición de epidemiology en inglés:

epidemiology

Saltos de línea: epi¦demi|ology
Pronunciación: /ˌɛpɪdiːmɪˈɒlədʒi
 
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sustantivo

[mass noun]
The branch of medicine which deals with the incidence, distribution, and possible control of diseases and other factors relating to health.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • We have confirmed that research on cancers and cardiovascular diseases dominates published epidemiology.
  • The epidemiology of diseases such as cancer is certainly different from what we are accustomed to in the West.
  • The second major factor is the epidemiology of the disease or condition.

Origen

late 19th century: from Greek epidēmia 'prevalence of disease' + -logy.

Derivativos

epidemiologic

Pronunciación: /-mɪəˈlɒdʒɪk/
adjetivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Most etiologic studies of sarcoidosis have used an epidemiologic approach, but the disease poses particular difficulties.
  • They recently reviewed the clinical and epidemiologic features of this malignancy along with current management strategies.
  • The purpose of this review is to place irritant-induced asthma in its epidemiologic context.

epidemiological

Pronunciación: /-mɪəˈlɒdʒɪk(ə)l/
adjetivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Hypertension has been associated with an increased risk of heart failure in several epidemiological studies.
  • There is paucity of epidemiological data regarding mumps which is fairly common in India.
  • Atopy and asthma are separate conditions with differing genetic and epidemiological associations.

epidemiologist

sustantivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Clinicians and epidemiologists often use hay fever as a marker of atopy.
  • The model that epidemiologists use for disease would be that there are two components: exposure and susceptibility.
  • Obesity is probably linked to an increased risk of colorectal cancer, but epidemiologists are curious about why there seems to be an association in men but not in women.

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Palabra del día anomalous
Pronunciación: əˈnɒm(ə)ləs
adjective
deviating from what is standard, normal, or expected