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typhlology

[tif-lol-uh-jee]
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noun
  1. the study of the causes and treatment of blindness.

Origin of typhlology

1870–75; < Greek typhló(s) blind + -logy
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British Dictionary definitions for typhlology

typhlology

noun
  1. the branch of science concerned with blindness and the care of the blind

Word Origin

C19: from Greek tuphlos blind
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