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venereology

 [vĕ-nēr″re-ol´ah-je]
the study and treatment of sexually transmitted diseases.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

ve·ne·re·ol·o·gy

(ve-nē'rē-ol'ŏ-jē),
The study of venereal disease.
[venereal (disease) + G. logos, study]
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venereology

(və-nîr′ē-ŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The study of sexually transmitted diseases.

ve·ne′re·o·log′i·cal (-ə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) adj.
ve·ne′re·ol′o·gist n.
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ve·ne·re·ol·o·gy

(ve-nē'rē-ol'ŏ-jē)
The study of venereal disease.
[venereal (disease) + G. logos, study]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

venereology

The medical speciality concerned with the sexually transmitted diseases. Now usually known, for purposes of euphemism, as genitourinary medicine.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
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(4) HOD, Department of Dermatology Venereology and Leprology, King George Hospital, Andhra Medical College, Andhra Pradesh, India.
** Junior Resident, Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy, MGM Medical College and Hospital, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
* Corresponding author: Ana Maria Calistru, Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Hospital Sao Joao, Porto, Portugal.
Dr Ashok is a member of the European Society of CosmetolA[degrees]ogy and Aesthetic DermatolA[degrees]ogy, International Dermatology Society, Indian Association of Dermatology, Venereology & Leprosy, AIDS Society of India, and Indian Association of the Study of Sexually TransmitA[degrees] ted Diseases.
A cross-sectional study was conducted in the department of dermatology and venereology Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Dhaka.
22(Petra)-- Deputizing for His Majesty King Abdullah II, Minister of Health Abdul Latif Wreikat opened the 13th International Pan Arab League of Dermatology Conference and the 9th Jordanian Society of Dermatology and Venereology Conference at the King Hussein Bin Talal Convention Center, Dead Sea.
Contributed by scientists in dermatology and venereology, otorhinolaryngology-head and neck surgery, gynecology, pathology, and virology mainly in Germany, the articles discuss the prevention of human papillomavirus-induced cancers by prophylactic antiviral vaccines and early detection of precancerous lesions.
As reported at the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology, reusable diapers made of cotton and bamboo are causing diaper rashes.
These were some of the issues and statistics raised by a number of specialists in venereology and chest diseases during a scientific meeting recently held in Cairo on the hazards of smoking.
Although epidemiological situation of sexually transmitted infections and skin diseases at the present moment has a clear trend towards a deterioration.The MP asked the Ministry of Health to urgently allocate the Republican Center of Dermatology and Venereology premises for the provision of medical care.
Laurence Le Cleach said at the annual congress of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology.
The programme, featuring plenary lectures, courses, symposia and workshops, will offer presentations and discussion on recent advances in clinical and experimental Dermatology and Venereology. Information and registrations: www.eadvberlin2009.com