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epidemiologist

Pronunciation: ep'i-de'me-ol'o-jist

Definition: An investigator who studies the occurrence of disease or other health-related conditions, states, or events in specified populations; one who practices epidemiology; the control of disease is usually also considered to be a task of the epidemiologist.

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