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typhlology

[tif-lol-uh-jee] /tɪfˈlɒl ə dʒi/
noun
1.
the study of the causes and treatment of blindness.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75; < Greek typhló(s) blind + -logy
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typhlology

/tɪfˈlɒlədʒɪ/
noun
1.
the branch of science concerned with blindness and the care of the blind
Word Origin
C19: from Greek tuphlos blind
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