herniology

Related to herniology: Herbology

herniology

Pathology. 1. the study and treatment of hernias.
2. a work on hernias. — herniologist, n. — herniologic, herniological, adj.
See also: Medical Specialties
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During Renaissance, new surgical knowledge flourished and the foundation of herniology was begun.
[1] So the controversy goes on, one group claiming that what Bassini did was only adoption of the original method described by Marcy, and that he is the real father of modern herniology. Halsted even wrote "Bassini was first.
He is currently retired from the active practice of surgery, but continues to advance the teaching of Herniology by lecturing, writing articles, and moderating podcasts on the Internet.