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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.


Specialist in the composition and analysis of blood.
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Noun1.hematologist - a doctor who specializes in diseases of the blood and blood-forming organs
medical specialist, specialist - practices one branch of medicine


1. n. especialista en hematología;
2. especialista en diagnóstico de pruebas sanguíneas y tratamiento de enfermedades de las sangre.


n hematólogo -ga mf, médico -ca mf especializado en la sangre y sus enfermedades, especialista mf de la sangre
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