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Medical Areas

TermDefinition
Cardiology Dealing with the heart and heart diseases
Cytology Study of structures, function, and abnormalitites of cells
dermatology study of skin and its diseases
endocrinology study of the skin and its diseases
epidemiology study of factors
gastroenterology study of the stomach and intestines and their diseases
geriatrics Branch of medicine dealing with older individuals
Gerontology study of the aging process
hematology Study of the blood and blood diseases
histology Study of the stucture and function of tissues
immunology study of the body's resistance to diseases
neonatology Newborns and the treatment of their disorders
nephrology Structure, function and diseases of the kidneys
neurology Nervous system and its disorders
obstetrics branch of medicine dealing with pregnancy and childbirth
oncolgy Cancers
ophthalmology Eye and eye diseases
orthopedics Branch of medicine dealing with the muscular and skeletal systems and their problems
otolaryngology Ear, throat, and larynx and their diseases
pathology Structural and functional changes that disease causes
pediatrics Medicine dealing with children and their diseases
pharmacology Drugs and their uses in the treatment of disease
podiatry Care and treatment of feet
psychiatry Mind and its disorders
radiology X-rays
Toxicology poisonous substances and their effects upon body parts
urology Urinary system
Created by: Justynn
 

 



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