Detailed account or statement or formal record of data resulting from empirical inquiry.
Field of medicine concerned with the determination of causes, incidence, and characteristic behavior of disease outbreaks affecting human populations. It includes the interrelationships of host, agent, and environment as related to the distribution and control of disease.
The study of microorganisms such as fungi, bacteria, algae, archaea, and viruses.
Critical and exhaustive investigation or experimentation, having for its aim the discovery of new facts and their correct interpretation, the revision of accepted conclusions, theories, or laws in the light of newly discovered facts, or the practical application of such new or revised conclusions, theories, or laws. (Webster, 3d ed)
The study of the development of an organism during the embryonic and fetal stages of life.
An occupation limited in scope to a subsection of a broader field.