Definition of andrology in English:

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andrology

Pronunciation: /anˈdrɒlədʒi/

noun

[mass noun]
The branch of physiology and medicine which deals with diseases and conditions specific to men.
Example sentences
  • He is senior lecturer in andrology, University of Sheffield.
  • Leeuwenhoek made groundbreaking observations in andrology by describing spermatozoa.
  • It is a phenomenon noted by the professor, who is a specialist in andrology, the study of male reproductive health.

Derivatives

andrologist

noun

Origin

Late 19th century: from andro- + -logy.

Words that rhyme with andrology

aetiology (US etiology), amphibology, anthology,

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: an¦drol|ogy

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