Definition of Epidemiology:

  1. Study of distribution and pattern of diseases in a population to determine or trace the circumstances or events causing them. This information is used by public health authorities in designing appropriate policies and interventions to protect the population.

  2. The branch of medicine which deals with the incidence, distribution, and possible control of diseases and other factors relating to health.

Synonyms of Epidemiology

Aerial infection, Airborne infection, Carrier, Communicability, Contagion, Contagiousness, Contamination, Cryptogenic infection, Direct infection, Droplet infection, Dust infection, Hand infection, Health physics, Hygiene, Hygienics, Indirect infection, Infection, Infectiousness, Mental hygiene, Phytogenic infection, Preventive dentistry, Preventive medicine, Primary infection, Prophylactic psychology, Prophylactodontia, Prophylaxis, Public health, Pyogenic infection, Sanitation, Secondary infection, Subclinical infection, Taint, Vector, Virus, Waterborne infection, Zoogenic infection

How to use Epidemiology in a sentence?

  1. We have confirmed that research on cancers and cardiovascular diseases dominates published epidemiology.

Meaning of Epidemiology & Epidemiology Definition