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venereology

[ vuh-neer-ee-ol-uh-jee ]
/ vəˌnɪər iˈɒl ə dʒi /
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noun
the branch of medicine dealing with the study and treatment of venereal, or sexually transmitted, disease.
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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

OTHER WORDS FROM venereology

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

venereology
/ (vɪˌnɪərɪˈɒlədʒɪ) /

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

Derived forms of venereology

venereologist, noun
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Medical definitions for venereology

venereology
[ və-nîr′ē-ŏlə-jē ]

n.
The study of sexually transmitted diseases.
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