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hematology

 [he″mah-tol´o-je]
the branch of medical science dealing with the blood and blood-forming tissues, including morphology, physiology, and pathology. adj., adj hematolog´ic.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

he·ma·tol·o·gy

(hē'mă-tol'ŏ-jē, hem-ă-),
The medical specialty that pertains to the anatomy, physiology, pathology, symptomatology, and therapeutics related to the blood and blood-forming tissues.
Synonym(s): hemology
[hemato- + G. logos, study]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

hematology

(hē′mə-tŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the blood and bone marrow.

he′ma·to·log′ic (-tə-lŏj′ĭk), he′ma·to·log′i·cal adj.
he′ma·to·log′i·cal·ly adv.
he′ma·tol′o·gist n.
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hematology

The subspecialty of internal medicine that diagnoses and treats diseases of the blood and its cell components. See Hematologist, Hematology/oncology.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

he·ma·tol·o·gy

(hē'mă-tol'ŏ-jē)
The medical specialty that pertains to the anatomy, physiology, pathology, symptomatology, and therapeutics related to the blood and blood-forming tissues.
Synonym(s): haematology.
[hemato- + G. logos, study]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

he·ma·tol·o·gy

(hē'mă-tol'ŏ-jē)
The medical specialty that pertains to the anatomy, physiology, pathology, symptomatology, and therapeutics related to blood and blood-forming tissues.
Synonym(s): haematology.
[hemato- + G. logos, study]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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