traumatology

[trou-muh-tol-uh-jee, traw-]

noun

a branch of surgery dealing with major wounds caused by accidents or violence.

Origin of traumatology

1895–1900; < Greek traumat-, stem of traûma wound (sec trauma) + -o- + -logy
Related formstrau·ma·tol·o·gist, noun
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Medicine definitions for traumatology

traumatology

[trô′mə-tŏlə-jē, trou′-]

n.

The branch of medicine that deals with the treatment of serious wounds and injuries.
Related formstrau′ma•to•logi•cal adj.trau′ma•tolo•gist n.
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Science definitions for traumatology

traumatology

[trô′mə-tŏlə-jē, trou′-]

The branch of medicine that deals with the treatment of serious wounds and injuries.
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