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oncology

 [ong-kol´ŏ-je]
1. the sum of knowledge regarding tumors and cancer, or the study of these conditions.
2. the care and treatment of patients with tumors or cancer.

on·col·o·gy

(ong-kol'ŏ-jē),
The study or science dealing with the physical, chemical, and biologic properties and features of neoplasms, including causation, pathogenesis, and treatment.
[onco- + G. logos, study]

oncology

/on·col·o·gy/ (ong-kol´ah-je) the sum of knowledge regarding tumors; the study of tumors.

oncology

(ŏn-kŏl′ə-jē, ŏng-)
n.
The branch of medicine that deals with tumors, including study of their development, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.

on′co·log′i·cal (-kə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl), on′co·log′ic (-lŏj′ĭk) adj.
on·col′o·gist n.

oncology

[ongkol′əjē]
Etymology: Gk, onkos, swelling, logos, science
1 the branch of medicine concerned with the study of malignancy.
2 the study of cancerous growths.

oncology

The study of cancer. See Gynecologic oncology, Hematology/oncology, Medical oncology, Psychooncology, Radiation oncology, Surgical oncology.

on·col·o·gy

(on-kol'ŏ-jē)
The study or science dealing with the physical, chemical, and biologic properties and features of neoplasms, including causation, pathogenesis, and treatment.

oncology

The study of the causes, features and treatment of cancer. An oncologist is a cancer specialist.

on·col·o·gy

(on-kol'ŏ-jē)
Study or science dealing with physical, chemical, and biologic properties and features of neoplasms, including causation, pathogenesis, and treatment.

oncology (ongkol´əjē),

n the scientific study that focuses on tumors and malignancy; the science of cancer.

oncology

the sum of knowledge regarding tumors; the study of tumors.
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