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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]

haematology

The study of the blood and blood disorders. The main subjects of concern are the various forms of ANAEMIA, POLYCYTHAEMIA, the HAEMOGLOBINOPATHIES such as SICKLE-CELL DISEASE and THALASSAEMIA, PURPURA, HAEMOPHILIA, clotting disorders and the LEUKAEMIAS. Haematology is also concerned with all aspects of blood transfusion and its complications.

haematology

the study of blood.

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]
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