traumatology

noun
trau·​ma·​tol·​o·​gy | \ ˌtrȯ-mə-ˈtä-lə-jē How to pronounce traumatology (audio) also ˌtrau̇- How to pronounce traumatology (audio) \

Definition of traumatology

1 : the study, diagnosis, and treatment of severe, acute physical injuries (as from a car accident or gunshot wound) sustained by individuals requiring immediate medical attention orthopedic traumatology
2 : the evaluation and treatment of psychological trauma in individuals affected by severe mental or emotional stress or physical injury

First Known Use of traumatology

1854, in the meaning defined above

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traumatology

noun
trau·​ma·​tol·​o·​gy | \ -jē How to pronounce traumatology (audio) \
plural traumatologies

Medical Definition of traumatology

1 : the study, diagnosis, and treatment of severe, acute physical injuries (as from a car accident or gunshot wound) sustained by individuals requiring immediate medical attention orthopedic traumatology
2 : the evaluation and treatment of psychological trauma in individuals affected by severe mental or emotional stress or physical injury

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