traumatology

[ trou-muh-tol-uh-jee, traw- ]
/ ˌtraʊ məˈtɒl ə dʒi, ˌtrɔ- /

noun

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

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Origin of traumatology

1895–1900; <Greek traumat-, stem of traûma wound (sec trauma) + -o- + -logy

OTHER WORDS FROM traumatology

trau·ma·tol·o·gist, noun
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Medical definitions for traumatology

traumatology
[ trô′mə-tŏlə-jē, trou′- ]

n.

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

Other words from traumatology

trau′ma•to•logi•cal adj.trau′ma•tolo•gist n.
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Scientific 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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