venereologist

venereology

[vuh-neer-ee-ol-uh-jee]
noun
the branch of medicine dealing with the study and treatment of venereal, or sexually transmitted, disease.
Also, venerology [ven-uh-rol-uh-jee] .


Origin:
1895–1900; < Latin venere(us) venereal + -o- + -logy

venereologist, noun
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venereology (vɪˌnɪərɪˈɒlədʒɪ)
 
n
the branch of medicine concerned with the study and treatment of venereal disease
 
venere'ologist
 
n

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venereology ve·ne·re·ol·o·gy (və-nēr'ē-ŏl'ə-jē)
n.
The study of sexually transmitted diseases.

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