phlebology

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noun phle·bol·o·gy \fli-ˈbä-lə-jē\

Definition of phlebology

  1. :  a branch of medicine concerned with the veins

Origin and Etymology of phlebology

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: circa 1842


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phlebology

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noun phle·bol·o·gy \fli-ˈbäl-ə-jē\

Medical Definition of phlebology

plural

phlebologies

  1. :  a branch of medicine concerned with the veins

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