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oncology

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noun on·col·o·gy \än-ˈkä-lə-jē, äŋ-\

Simple Definition of oncology

  • medical : the study and treatment of cancer and tumors

Full Definition of oncology

  1. :  the study of tumors

on·co·log·i·cal play \ˌäŋ-kə-ˈlä-ji-kəl\ also on·co·log·ic play \-jik\ adjective
on·col·o·gist play \än-ˈkä-lə-jist, äŋ-\ noun

Circa 1857

First Known Use of oncology

circa 1857


Medical Dictionary

oncology

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noun on·col·o·gy \än-ˈkäl-ə-jē, äŋ-\

Medical Definition of oncology

plural on·col·o·gies

  1. :  the study of tumors

  2. on·co·log·i·cal \ˌäŋ-kə-ˈläj-i-kəl\play also on·co·log·ic \-ik\play adjective




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