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 (ŏn-kŏl′ə-jē, ŏng-)
The branch of medicine that deals with tumors, including study of their development, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.

[Greek onkos, mass, tumor; see nek- in Indo-European roots + -logy.]

on′co·log′i·cal (-kə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl), on′co·log′ic (-lŏj′ĭk) adj.
on·col′o·gist n.
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Adj.1.oncological - of or relating to or practicing oncology; "oncological nurse"
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