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al′go·log′i·cal (ăl′gə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) adj.
al′go·log′i·cal·ly adv.
al·gol′o·gist n.
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(Biology) the branch of biology concerned with the study of algae
algological adj
ˌalgoˈlogically adv
alˈgologist n


(Medicine) the branch of medicine concerned with the study of pain
[from Greek algos pain]
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(ælˈgɒl ə dʒi)

the study of algae.
al`go•log′i•cal (-gəˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl) adj.
al•gol′o•gist, n.
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the branch of botany that studies seaweeds and algae. Also called phycology. — algologist, n.algological, adj.
See also: Botany
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Noun1.algology - the branch of botany that studies algae
phytology, botany - the branch of biology that studies plants
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(1) Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Division of Algology, Istanbul Sisli Hamidiye Etfal Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
(1) University of Health Sciences, Istanbul Sisli Hamidiye Etfal Training and Research Hospital, Clinic of Algology, Istanbul, Turkey
After approval by the Ethics Committee, we retrospectively screened the data of 11 patients who were treated with a percutaneous thoracic disc ablation technique using L'DISQ (TM) device in the algology clinic between 2013 and 2017.
The majority of respondents are anesthesiologists with more than five years of experience in the management of chronic pain patients, with university training through a medical-surgical specialization that includes clinical practice during their training in algology, working in university hospitals and who have knowledge of clinical practice guidelines for the prolonged use of methadone.
An independent monitor is included in the study; he/she may be a surgeon or an anesthesiologist with a special interest in algology. The monitor should observe the patients blindly, with no information about the operative technique used (40).
Li-Juan, The Algology Manual of Pain Medicine, Skeletal Muscle and Joint Volume, People's Medical Publishing House, Beijing, China, 2006, in Chinese.
All patients followed up due to complaint of chronic pain were evaluated for surgery after a long-term narcotic analgesic therapy under the supervision of the Algology Department.
And not least, what will happen afterwards to "Anaesthesiology" (if we claim that "modern anaesthesiology stands on anaesthesia, ICM, algology, emergency and palliative care")?
Agri: Agri (Algoloji) Dernegi'nin Yayin Organidir = The Journal of the Turkish Society of Algology. 2015;27(4): 197-204.