Skip to Content


Pronunciation: hi'me-nol'o-je

Definition: The branch of anatomy and physiology concerned with the membranes of the body.

[G. hymen, membrane, + logos, study]

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

© Copyright 2018 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review date: Sep 19, 2016.