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microbiology

view main entry for microbiologynoun [uncountable]  /ˌmaɪkrəʊbaɪˈɒlədʒi/
British English pronunciation: microbiologyClick to listen to the pronunciation of microbiology

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microbiological

  /ˌmaɪkrəʊˌbaɪəˈlɒdʒɪk(ə)l/  adjective
British English pronunciation: microbiologicalClick to listen to the pronunciation of microbiological

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major on (doing) sth

to have or do a lot of something; to focus on a particular thing

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