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ONCOLOGY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does oncology mean? 

ONCOLOGY (noun)
  The noun ONCOLOGY has 1 sense:

1. the branch of medicine concerned with the study and treatment of tumors

  Familiarity information: ONCOLOGY used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ONCOLOGY (noun)


Sense 1oncology [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The branch of medicine concerned with the study and treatment of tumors

Classified under:

Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents

Hypernyms ("oncology" is a kind of...):

medical specialty; medicine (the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques)


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