adenology

[ad-n-ol-uh-jee]

noun Medicine/Medical.

the branch of medicine dealing with the development, structure, function, and diseases of glands.

Nearby words

  1. adenoidectomy,
  2. adenoiditis,
  3. adenoids,
  4. adenolipoma,
  5. adenolipomatosis,
  6. adenolymphocele,
  7. adenolymphoma,
  8. adenolysis,
  9. adenoma,
  10. adenoma sebaceum

Origin of adenology

First recorded in 1745–55; adeno- + -logy

Related formsad·en·o·log·i·cal [ad-n-uh-loj-i-kuh l] /ˌæd n əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl/, adjective

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