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hematology

Pronunciation: he'ma-tol'o-je, hem-a-

Definition: 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]

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