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1.
medicine that deals with how disease starts and how it spreads out, as well as how to control said disease
The doctor used epidemiology to cure the killer fart.
by AceOfSpades August 04, 2005
 
2.
what happens when you don't get into med school the first time around.
I just got rejected from medical school. Oh well, there's always epidemiology.
by LJ star May 04, 2006