hepatology

noun
hep·​a·​tol·​o·​gy | \ ˌhe-pə-ˈtä-lə-jē How to pronounce hepatology (audio) \

Definition of hepatology

: a branch of medicine concerned with the structure, functions, diseases, and abnormalities of the liver

Other Words from hepatology

hepatologist \ ˌhe-​pə-​ˈtä-​lə-​jist How to pronounce hepatologist (audio) \ noun, plural hepatologists

First Known Use of hepatology

1846, in the meaning defined above

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“Hepatology.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hepatology. Accessed 11 December 2019.

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hepatology

noun
hep·​a·​tol·​o·​gy | \ ˌhep-ə-ˈtäl-ə-jē How to pronounce hepatology (audio) \
plural hepatologies

Medical Definition of hepatology

: a branch of medicine concerned with the structure, functions, diseases, and abnormalities of the liver

Other Words from hepatology

hepatologist \ -​ə-​jəst How to pronounce hepatologist (audio) \ noun

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