Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The science encompassing the medical study of the blood and blood-producing organs.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The scientific study of blood and blood-producing organs.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The science which treats of the blood.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The branch of biology which relates to the blood. Also hematologia, h├Žmatologia.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the branch of medicine that deals with diseases of the blood and blood-forming organs

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Examples

  • The first year consists of clinical rotations in hematology, oncology, bone marrow transplantation, neuro-oncology and clinical laboratories.

    Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Fellowship

  • I accepted a clinical fellowship in hematology and oncology at the nearby University of North Carolina (UNC), and Mary and

    Peter Agre - Autobiography

  • Rather than have workers perform only one type of test, for instance, some labs are training technicians in different areas such as hematology and chemistry.

    Staff Shortages in Labs May Put Patients at Risk

  • The student group tours touch on all aspects of the medical laboratory such as hematology, microbiology, virology and cytopathology.

    The Daily News - News

  • The expert noted that recently there have been brain - drain in areas such as hematology, anatomy, ophthalmology, Psychiatry medicine and radiology.

    Thisday Online

  • He adds that medical specialties such as hematology, neurology, endocrinology, in the treatment of diabetes, have led the way in developing such management strategies.

    EurekAlert! - Breaking News

  • The old virus gene in turn activated a gene that stimulates cancer growth and is critical to cancer cells' survival, says Dr. Bonifer, professor of experimental hematology at the University of Leeds in the U.K. and co-author of a study last year.

    How Old Viruses May Haunt Us

  • "We found that high use of acetaminophen, one of the most frequently used medications worldwide, was associated with an almost twofold increased risk of incident hematologic malignancies," said lead researcher Dr. Roland Walter, an assistant professor of medicine in the division of hematology.

    Study: Chronic Tylenol use may be linked to blood cancer

  • I am a retired RN and have worked most of my career in the oncology field, hematology and gyn.

    The Tragedy of Jade Goody

  • Inlyta is the seventh drug approved for the treatment of metastatic or advanced kidney cell cancer since 2005, according to Richard Pazdur , the director of the office of hematology and oncology products at the FDA's drug evaluation center.

    Pfizer Kidney Drug Gains FDA Approval

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