rheumatology

noun
rheu·​ma·​tol·​o·​gy | \ ˌrü-mə-ˈtä-lə-jē How to pronounce rheumatology (audio) , ˌru̇- \

Definition of rheumatology

: a medical science dealing with rheumatic diseases

Other Words from rheumatology

rheumatologic \ ˌrü-​mə-​tə-​ˈlä-​jik How to pronounce rheumatology (audio) , ˌru̇-​ \ or rheumatological \ ˌrü-​mə-​tə-​ˈlä-​ji-​kəl How to pronounce rheumatology (audio) , ˌru̇-​ \ adjective
rheumatologist \ ˌrü-​mə-​ˈtä-​lə-​jist How to pronounce rheumatology (audio) , ˌru̇-​ \ noun

Examples of rheumatology in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web However, symptoms really depend on the person, Evan Li, M.D., assistant professor of medicine in immunology, allergy, and rheumatology at Baylor College of Medicine, tells SELF. Korin Miller, SELF, 25 Jan. 2022 Since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, my dad’s rheumatology practice has been flooded with new patients, including many from far-flung cities or out of state. Devorah Goldman, WSJ, 29 Dec. 2021 The response time varies from person to person, according to Abin Puravath, M.D., a fellow in clinical and molecular rheumatology with the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Jennifer Larson, SELF, 9 Aug. 2021 This kind of reaction is typically mild and benign, according to Maximilian F. Konig, M.D., rheumatologist and instructor in the division of rheumatology with the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Jennifer Larson, SELF, 9 Aug. 2021 For 12 of those specialties, U.S. News ranked hospitals based largely on data, while in four of them — ophthalmology, psychiatry, rehabilitation and rheumatology — results were based on expert opinions gathered through surveys of physicians. Lisa Schencker, chicagotribune.com, 27 July 2021 The clinic, at UC Health in Corryville, includes cardiology, pulmonology, neurology, rheumatology, psychology and dermatology. Anne Saker, The Enquirer, 4 Aug. 2021 Hopkins placed first in psychiatric care and rheumatology. Hallie Miller, baltimoresun.com, 27 July 2021 But stem cells don't magically turn into other types of cells, said Kent Kwoh, director of the University of Arizona Arthritis Center and chief of the university's division of rheumatology. AZCentral.com, 9 June 2021 See More

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First Known Use of rheumatology

1936, in the meaning defined above

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6 May 2022

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“Rheumatology.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rheumatology. Accessed 26 Jun. 2022.

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rheumatology

noun
rheu·​ma·​tol·​o·​gy | \ ˌrü-mə-ˈtäl-ə-jē How to pronounce rheumatology (audio) , ˌru̇m-ə- How to pronounce rheumatology (audio) \
plural rheumatologies

Medical Definition of rheumatology

: a medical science dealing with rheumatic diseases

Other Words from rheumatology

rheumatologic \ -​tə-​ˈläj-​ik How to pronounce rheumatology (audio) \ or rheumatological \ -​i-​kəl How to pronounce rheumatology (audio) \ adjective

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