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[hee-muh-tol-uh-jee, hem-uh-] /ˌhi məˈtɒl ə dʒi, ˌhɛm ə-/

noun, Medicine/Medical.
the study of the nature, function, and diseases of the blood and of blood-forming organs.

hematology he·ma·tol·o·gy (hē’mə-tŏl’ə-jē)
The science of the blood and blood-producing organs.
he’ma·to·log’ic (-tə-lŏj’ĭk) or he’ma·to·log’i·cal adj.
The branch of medicine that deals with the blood and blood-producing organs.


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