venereology

[ vuh-neer-ee-ol-uh-jee ]
/ vəˌnɪər iˈɒl ə dʒi /

noun

the branch of medicine dealing with the study and treatment of venereal, or sexually transmitted, disease.
Also ven·er·ol·o·gy [ven-uh-rol-uh-jee] /ˌvɛn əˈrɒl ə dʒi/.

Origin of venereology

1895–1900; < Latin venere(us) venereal + -o- + -logy

Related forms

ve·ne·re·ol·o·gist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for venereologist

venereology

/ (vɪˌnɪərɪˈɒlədʒɪ) /

noun

the branch of medicine concerned with the study and treatment of venereal disease

Derived Forms

venereologist, noun
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Medicine definitions for venereologist

venereology

[ və-nîr′ē-ŏlə-jē ]

n.

The study of sexually transmitted diseases.

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