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

  1. hymeneal,
  2. hymenectomy,
  3. hymenitis,
  4. hymenium,
  5. hymeno-,
  6. hymenophore,
  7. hymenoplasty,
  8. hymenoptera,
  9. hymenopteran,
  10. hymenopteron


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