The study, diagnosis, pathology, and treatment of diseases of the blood, blood-forming tissues such as bone marrow, and organs such as the spleen. It also involves the diagnosis and treatment of cancers arising from these tissues and organs.

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Hem`a*tol"o*gy (?), n. [Hemato- + -logy.]

The science which treats of the blood.

 

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