hepatology


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hep·a·tol·o·gy

 (hĕp′ə-tŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and disorders of the liver.

hep′a·tol′o·gist n.
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hepatology

(ˌhɛpəˈtɒlədʒɪ)
n
(Medicine) the branch of medicine concerned with the liver and its diseases
ˌhepaˈtologist n
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hepatology

the study and treatment of the liver. — hepatologist, n. — hepatological, adj.
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Translations
hepatologie

hep·a·tol·o·gy

n. hepatología, estudio del hígado.
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hepatology

n hepatología, rama de la medicina que se ocupa del hígado y sus enfermedades
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