noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1893 a branch of medicine concerned with the veins

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  • Phlebology — Phle*bol o*gy, n. [Gr. ?, ?, a vein + logy.] A branch of anatomy which treats of the veins. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • phlebology — [flə bäl′ə jē] n. the branch of medicine dealing with the study of veins phlebologist n …   English World dictionary

  • phlebology — phlebologist, n. /fleuh bol euh jee/, n. the study of the anatomy, physiology, and diseases of veins. Also called venology. [1890 95; PHLEBO + LOGY] * * * …   Universalium

  • phlebology — noun The study of veins and their diseases etc See Also: phlebologist …   Wiktionary

  • phlebology — The branch of medical science concerned with the anatomy and diseases of the veins. [phlebo + G. logos, study] * * * phle·bol·o·gy fli bäl ə jē n, pl gies a branch of medicine concerned with the veins * * * phle·bol·o·gy (flə bolґə …   Medical dictionary

  • phlebology — phle·bol·o·gy …   English syllables

  • phlebology — phle•bol•o•gy [[t]fləˈbɒl ə dʒi[/t]] n. anat. the study of the anatomy, physiology, and diseases of veins • Etymology: 1890–95 phle•bol′o•gist, n …   From formal English to slang

  • phlebology —   n. science of veins.    ♦ phlebitis, n. inflammation of vein.    ♦ phlebitic, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • phlebology — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Vein — In the circulatory system, a vein is a blood vessel that carries blood back toward the heart (as opposed to artery, a blood vessel carrying blood away from the heart). The majority of veins in the body carry low oxygen blood from the tissues back …   Wikipedia

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