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rheumatology

[ roo-muh-tol-uh-jee ]
/ ˌru məˈtɒl ə dʒi /
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noun
the study and treatment of rheumatic diseases.
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Origin of rheumatology

1940–45; rheumat(ic) + -o- + -logy
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British Dictionary definitions for rheumatology

rheumatology
/ (ˌruːməˈtɒlədʒɪ) /

noun
the branch of medicine concerned with the study of rheumatic diseases

Derived forms of rheumatology

rheumatological (ˌruːmətəˈlɒdʒɪkəl), adjectiverheumatologist, noun
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Medical definitions for rheumatology

rheumatology
[ rōō′mə-tŏlə-jē ]

n.
The medical science that deals with the study and treatment of rheumatic diseases.
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