Definition of Oncology

1. Noun. The branch of medicine concerned with the study and treatment of tumors.

Generic synonyms: Medical Specialty, Medicine
Derivative terms: Oncologic, Oncological, Oncologist



Definition of Oncology

1. Noun. The branch of medicine concerned with tumors, including study of their development, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Oncology

1. the science of tumors [n -GIES]

Medical Definition of Oncology

1. The study of diseases that cause cancer. (12 May 1997)

Oncology Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Oncology

oncogenous
oncogens
oncograph
oncographs
oncography
oncoides
oncolite
oncolites
oncologic
oncologic nursing
oncological
oncologically
oncologies
oncologist
oncologists
oncology (current term)
oncolysis
oncolytic
oncome
oncomes
oncometer
oncometers
oncometric
oncometry
oncomice
oncoming
oncomings
oncomir
oncomirs
oncomodulin

Literary usage of Oncology

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1. Neoplastic Diseases: A Treatise on Tumors by James Ewing (1922)
"... NEOPLASTIC DISEASES GENERAL oncology CHAPTER I HISTORICAL The Ancients knew cancer well. They treated it by excision ..."

2. Lempriere's Universal Biography: Containing a Critical and Historical by John Lemprière, Eleazar Lord, John Watkins (1825)
"The French attributed to him the beauties and the faults of Propertius, a brilliant imagination, often regardless of the language of decorum. oncology in ..."

3. Building a Better Delivery System: A New Engineering/health Care Partnership by Proctor P. Reid, W. Dale Compton, Jerome H. Grossman, Gary Fanjiang, National Academy of Engineering, Institute of Medicine (U.S.), National Academies Press (U.S.) (2005)
"Collaborative approaches to purchasing and managing oncology services fora prepaid ... How sociodemographics, presence of oncology specialists, and hospital ..."

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