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A&P CH1 Med Terms

Page 16 Study of terms

QuestionAnswer
ology study of
cardiology branch of medical science dealing with the heart and heart diseases
cytology structure, function, and abnormalities of cells
dermatology skin and its diseases
endocrinology hormones-secreting glands, and their diseases
epidemiology factors determining the distribution and frequency of health-related conditions occurring within a defined human population
gastroenterology stomach and intestines and their diseases
geriatrics older individuals and their medical problems
gerontology aging process
gynecology female reproductive system and its diseases
hematology blood and blood diseases
histology structure and functions of tissues, microscopic anatomy
immunology body’s resistance to infection
neonatology newborns and treatment of their disorders
nephrology structure, functions, and diseases of kidneys
neurology nervous system and its disorders
obstetrics medicine dealing with pregnancy and childbirth
oncology cancers
ophthalmology eye and eye diseases
orthopedics muscular and skeletal systems and their problems
otolaryngology ear, throat, larynx and their diseases
pathology structural and functional changes that disease causes
pediatrics children and their diseases
pharmacology drugs and their uses in disease treatment
podiatry care and treatment of feet
psychiatry mind and disorders
radiology X-rays and radioactive substances and their uses in diagnosis and treatment of diseases
toxicology poisonous substances and their effect on the body
urology urinary system and male reproductive system
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