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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]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

haematology

the study of blood.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

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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Conclusion: Meeting the needs of hematologists for training and knowledge in the subject of fertility preservation and ensuring the development of appropriate attitudes and practices in this area is an important issue.
Although the Red Cross and other blood centers agree that the blood is safe, some hematologists believe that their policy of not using this blood is fear that the public might be concerned if they knew that some blood was coming from donors with "diseases."
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Cancer Information Group (Dallas, TX) has begun the publication of Supportive Cancer Therapy, a new quarterly journal for practicing hematologists and oncologists.
Now, hematologists at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville provide evidence that erythropoietin works not by initiating new red-cell production but by preventing the "programmed death" of very young red cells in bone marrow.
assemble 20 chapters that discus basic and clinical aspects of inherited and acquired defects associated with von Willebrand disease for hematologists and thrombosis and hemostasis specialists.
The American Society of Hematology's 49th annual meeting and exposition at Atlanta's Georgia World Congress Center provides an interactive forum for hematologists from around the world to discuss critical issues, listen to industry-leading experts, and visit a state-of-the-art exposition, which features the latest from pharmaceutical companies, medical suppliers, clinical-diagnostic and research-based companies, and many others.
This second edition covers additional trials and offers new reviews and section commentaries from internationally recognized pediatric oncologists and hematologists. The section commentaries are written to focus on major conclusions from the studies presented and also on future research priorities.
Hematologists have long relied on measures of individual cell density and size to obtain populations of older red blood cells.
These have pushed the envelope and moved hematologists beyond simply identifying what is normal to accurately identifying abnormal and providing clinicians with effective therapies that enhance the quality of patients' lives.
Pediatric hematologists and oncologists from Johns Hopkins and children's hospitals in London and Dublin present this third edition discussing malignant and benign disorders of the blood in children.