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The branch of medicine that deals with veins and their diseases.

phle·bol′o·gist n.
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(Medicine) med the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the veins
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(fləˈbɒl ə dʒi)

the study of the anatomy, physiology, and diseases of veins.
phle•bol′o•gist, n.
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the study of the veins. — phlebological, adj.
See also: Blood and Blood Vessels
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