Definition of venereology in English:

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venereology

Pronunciation: /vəˌnirēˈäləjē/

noun

The branch of medicine concerned with venereal diseases.
Example sentences
  • He was an excellent teacher and helped to set up the postgraduate course in sexually transmitted diseases and the diploma in venereology.
  • He joined the Royal Army Medical Corps and started training in venereology at St Mary's Hospital in 1947.
  • While in general practice, he developed an interest in venereology, and produced the first major study on genital warts, to which reference is still made.

Derivatives

venereological

Pronunciation: /-əˈläjikəl/
adjective
Example sentences
  • We also provide diagnosis and treatment for venereological infections like discharge, genital warts and herpes.
  • The center has 3 inpatient wards: dermatological, venereological and mycological as well as an inpatient department.
  • She was particularly impressed with the venereological institute at Moscow.

venereologist

Pronunciation: /-jist/
noun
Example sentences
  • Andrew served for five years as a major in the Royal Army Medical Corps, becoming a medical specialist venereologist.
  • The venereologist, as they were called, thought only about ‘Well what drug will I use next?’

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Syllabification: ve·ne·re·ol·o·gy

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