oncology


on·col·o·gy

noun \än-ˈkä-lə-jē, äŋ-\

medical : the study and treatment of cancer and tumors

Full Definition of ONCOLOGY

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

First Known Use of ONCOLOGY

circa 1857

Other Medicine Terms

analgesia, angina, diabetes, hepatitis, homeopathy, logorrhea, palliate, pandemic

on·col·o·gy

noun \än-ˈkäl-ə-jē, äŋ-\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural on·col·o·gies

Medical Definition of ONCOLOGY

: the study of tumors
on·co·log·i·cal \ˌäŋ-kə-ˈläj-i-kəl\ also on·co·log·ic \-ik\ adjective

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