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dolorology

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

medical Definition of dolorology

plural dolorologies
: algology
  • The treatment of chronic pain has developed into a new medical specialty called dolorology.
  • —Matt ClarkNewsweek25 Apr. 1977

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