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hymenology

[ hī′mə-nŏlə-jē ]

n.

The branch of anatomy and physiology that deals with the structure, function, and diseases of the membranes of the body.

Nearby words

hymeneal, hymenectomy, hymenitis, hymenium, hymeno-, hymenology, hymenophore, hymenoplasty, hymenoptera, hymenopteran, hymenopteron
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