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hematology

[hee-muh-tol-uh-jee, hem-uh-] /ˌhi məˈtɒl ə dʒi, ˌhɛm ə-/
noun, Medicine/Medical.
1.
the study of the nature, function, and diseases of the blood and of blood-forming organs.
Origin of hematology
1805-1815
First recorded in 1805-15; hemato- + -logy
Related forms
hematologic
[hee-muh-tl-oj-ik, hem-uh-, hi-mat-uh-] /ˌhi mə tlˈɒdʒ ɪk, ˌhɛm ə-, hɪˌmæt ə-/ (Show IPA),
hematological, adjective
hematologist, noun
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hematologist in Medicine

hematologist he·ma·tol·o·gist (hē'mə-tŏl'ə-jĭst)
n.
A physician specializing in hematology.

hematology he·ma·tol·o·gy (hē'mə-tŏl'ə-jē)
n.
The science of the blood and blood-producing organs.


he'ma·to·log'ic (-tə-lŏj'ĭk) or he'ma·to·log'i·cal adj.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
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hematologist in Science
hematology
  (hē'mə-tŏl'ə-jē)   
The branch of medicine that deals with the blood and blood-producing organs.
The American Heritage® Science Dictionary
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