Meaning of ONCOLOGY in English

ONCOLOGY

— oncologic /ong'keuh loj"ik/ , oncological , adj. — oncologist , n.

/ong kol"euh jee/ , n.

1. the branch of medical science dealing with tumors, including the origin, development, diagnosis, and treatment of malignant neoplasms.

2. the study of cancer.

[ 1855-60; ONCO- + -LOGY ]

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