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dolorology

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noun do·lo·rol·o·gy \ˌdō-lə-ˈräl-ə-jē, ˌdäl-ə-\

Medical Definition of dolorology

plural

dolorologies

  1. :  algology The treatment of chronic pain has developed into a new medical specialty called dolorology.—Matt Clark, Newsweek, 25 Apr. 1977


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