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rheu·ma·tol·o·gy

 (ro͞o′mə-tŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The branch of medicine that deals with the study and treatment of rheumatic diseases.

rheu′ma·tol′o·gist n.

rheumatology

(ˌruːməˈtɒlədʒɪ)
n
(Pathology) the branch of medicine concerned with the study of rheumatic diseases
rheumatological adj
ˌrheumaˈtologist n

rheu•ma•tol•o•gy

(ˌru məˈtɒl ə dʒi)

n.
the study and treatment of rheumatic disorders.
[1940–45]
rheu`ma•tol′o•gist, n.

rheumatology

the branch of medical science that studies rheumatism. — rheumatologist, n.
See also: Disease and Illness
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rheumatology - the branch of medicine dealing with the study and treatment of pathologies of the muscles or tendons or joints
medical specialty, medicine - the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
Translations

rheumatology

[ˌruːməˈtɒlədʒɪ] Nreumatología f

rheumatology

[ˌruːməˈtɒlədʒi] nrhumatologie fRh factor [ˌɑːrˈeɪtʃfæktər] n (=rhesus factor) → facteur m rhésus

rheumatology

rheumatology

n reumatología, rama de la medicina que se ocupa de las las articulaciones y las enfermedades que las afectan
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