- 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
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- the branch of medicine concerned with the study and treatment of venereal disease
- The study of sexually transmitted diseases.
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