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he·ma·tol·o·gy

 (hē′mə-tŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the blood and bone marrow.

he′ma·to·log′ic (-tə-lŏj′ĭk), he′ma·to·log′i·cal adj.
he′ma·to·log′i·cal·ly adv.
he′ma·tol′o·gist n.

he•ma•tol•o•gy

(ˌhi məˈtɒl ə dʒi)

n.
the study of the nature, function, and diseases of the blood and of blood-forming organs.
[1805–15]
he`ma•to•log′ic (-tlˈɒdʒ ɪk) he`ma•to•log′i•cal, adj.

hematology, haematology

the branch of medical science that studies the morphology of the blood and blood-forming tissues. — hematologist, haematologist, n.hematologie, haematologic, hematological, haematological, adj.
See also: Blood and Blood Vessels

hematology

The branch of medicine that deals with diseases of the blood.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hematology - the branch of medicine that deals with diseases of the blood and blood-forming organshematology - the branch of medicine that deals with diseases of the blood and blood-forming organs
medical specialty, medicine - the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
Translations
hematologie

he·ma·tol·o·gy

n. hematología, ciencia que estudia la sangre y los órganos que intervienen en la formación de ésta.

hematology

n hematología, rama de la medicina que se ocupa de la sangre y sus enfermedades
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The hematologic agents are ecallantide (Kalbitor, C) for acute attacks of hereditary angioedema, a rare genetic disorder, and prasugrel (Effient, B) to reduce the rate of thrombotic cardiovascular events in patients with acute coronary syndrome who are to be managed with percutaneous coronary intervention.
These drugs can be categorized into 12 pharmacologic classes: 4 antineoplastic drugs, 2 immunomodulators, 2 antipsychotics, 2 hematologic agents, 2 antibiotics, 1 antiarrhythmic agent, 1 anticonvulsant, 1 antidepressant, 1 antigout drug, 1 antihistamine, 1 antihyperlipidemic agent, and 1 vasopressin antagonist.