phlebology

[ fluh-bol-uh-jee ]
/ fləˈbɒl ə dʒi /

noun

the study of the anatomy, physiology, and diseases of veins.

Nearby words

  1. phlebograph,
  2. phlebography,
  3. phleboid,
  4. phlebolith,
  5. phlebolithiasis,
  6. phlebomanometer,
  7. phlebophlebostomy,
  8. phleboplasty,
  9. phleborrhagia,
  10. phleborrhaphy

Origin of phlebology

First recorded in 1890–95; phlebo- + -logy

Also called venology.

Related formsphle·bol·o·gist, noun

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