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microbiology

view main entry for microbiology noun  /ˌmaɪkrəʊbaɪˈɒlədʒi/
British English pronunciation: microbiology
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microbiological

  /ˌmaɪkrəʊˌbaɪəˈlɒdʒɪk(ə)l/ adjective
British English pronunciation: microbiological
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crowdbirthing

giving birth to a baby in the presence of a large number of close relatives and/or friends

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presbyopia

a condition when a person cannot see clearly objects that are close; long sightedness

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