dolorology

noun
do·​lo·​rol·​o·​gy | \ ˌdō-lə-ˈräl-ə-jē How to pronounce dolorology (audio) , ˌdäl-ə- How to pronounce dolorology (audio) \
plural dolorologies

Medical Definition of dolorology

: 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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“Dolorology.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/dolorology. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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