Oncologic



[ong-kol-uh-jee] /ɒŋˈkɒl ə dʒi/

noun
1.
the branch of medical science dealing with tumors, including the origin, development, diagnosis, and treatment of malignant neoplasms.
2.
the study of cancer.
/ɒŋˈkɒlədʒɪ/
noun
1.
the branch of medicine concerned with the study, classification, and treatment of tumours
n.

1857, coined in English from onco- “tumor” + -logy “science or study of.” Related: Oncologist; oncological.

oncology on·col·o·gy (ŏn-kŏl’ə-jē, ŏng-)
n.
The branch of medicine dealing with the physical, chemical, and biological properties of tumors, including study of their development, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.
on’co·log’i·cal (-kə-lŏj’ĭ-kəl) or on’co·log’ic (-lŏj’ĭk) adj.
on·col’o·gist n.
oncology
(ŏn-kŏl’ə-jē)
The branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of cancer.
oncology [(ong-kol-uh-jee, on-kol-uh-jee)]

The branch of medicine devoted to the study, treatment, and cure of cancer.

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