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haematology Line breaks: haema|tol¦ogy
Pronunciation: /ˌhiːməˈtɒlədʒi/
(US hematology)

Definition of haematology in English:


[mass noun]
The branch of medicine involving study and treatment of the blood.
Example sentences
  • Intravenous immunoglobulin prophylaxis and therapy is being given for a growing list of indications in the fields of immunology, neurology, hematology, and oncology.
  • Laboratory studies, including hematology and blood chemistry studies, were obtained at each follow-up visit.
  • The courses in which they are taught vary, and include general biology, blood banking, hematology, immunology, microbiology, clinical chemistry, pathophysiology, and molecular techniques.


Pronunciation: /ˌhiːmətəˈlɒdʒɪk/
Example sentences
  • Many physicians are unfamiliar with the disease, and heavy menstrual bleeding often is considered a gynecologic rather than hematologic problem.
  • Nonpulmonary end-organ dysfunction was divided into the following groups: cardiovascular, renal, hepatic, hematologic, neurologic, and gastrointestinal.
  • Chronic pulmonary conditions, oncologic or hematologic conditions, chronic neurologic conditions, and multiple chronic conditions were significantly more frequent in the older group.
Pronunciation: /ˌhiːmətəˈlɒdʒɪk(ə)l/
Example sentences
  • Other changes are seen in urine and hematological parameters.
  • Morphological changes in platelets were monitored by automated haematological cell counter for platelet count and mean platelet volume.
  • The subjects were determined to be healthy on the basis of medical history, physical examination, urine analysis and routine biochemical and haematological tests.
Pronunciation: /hiːməˈtɒlədʒɪst/
Example sentences
  • Referral to a hematologist or neurologist can ensure cost-effective evaluation of the multiple coagulation-factor abnormalities and conditions that can cause embolic stroke.
  • An independent adverse event committee (comprising a neurologist, a haematologist, and a general practitioner) were responsible for classifying serious adverse events at the end of the trial.
  • Unless complications are present, patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia do not require urgent referral to a hematologist.
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