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on·col·o·gy / änˈkäləjē; äng-/ • n. Med. the study and treatment of tumors. DERIVATIVES: on·co·log·ic / ˌänkəˈläjik; ˌäng-/ adj. on·co·log·i·cal / -kəˈläjikəl/ adj. on·col·o·gist / -ˈkäləjist/ n.

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oncology (onk-ol-ŏji) n. the study and practice of treating tumours. It is often subdivided into medical, surgical, and radiation oncology.
oncologist n.

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oncology In medicine, specialty concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of cancer.

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