oncology

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noun on·col·o·gy \än-ˈkä-lə-jē, äŋ-\

Definition of oncology

  1. :  a branch of medicine concerned with the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and study of cancer

oncological

play \ˌäŋ-kə-ˈlä-ji-kəl\ or

oncologic

play \ˌäŋ-kə-ˈlä-jik\ adjective

oncologist

play \än-ˈkä-lə-jist, äŋ-\ noun

Circa 1857

First Known Use of oncology

circa 1857


ONCOLOGY Defined for English Language Learners

oncology

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noun on·col·o·gy \än-ˈkä-lə-jē, äŋ-\

Definition of oncology for English Language Learners

  • medical : the study and treatment of cancer and tumors


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oncology

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noun on·col·o·gy \än-ˈkäl-ə-jē, äŋ-\

Medical Definition of oncology

plural

oncologies

  1. :  the study of tumors and neoplastic diseases

oncological

\ˌäŋ-kə-ˈläj-i-kəl\play also

oncologic

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