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[roo-muh-tol-uh-jee] /ˌru məˈtɒl ə dʒi/
the study and treatment of rheumatic diseases.
the branch of medicine concerned with the study of rheumatic diseases

rheumatology rheu·ma·tol·o·gy (rōō’mə-tŏl’ə-jē)
The medical science that deals with the study and treatment of rheumatic diseases.
rheu’ma·tol’o·gist n.


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