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English definition of “venereology”


noun [U]     /vəˌnɪə.ri.ˈɒl.ə.dʒi/ US  /-ˌnɪr.iˈɑː.lə-/
the part of medical science that involves studying and treating diseases that are spread through sexual activityDiseases of the reproductive system venereological     /-əˈlɒdʒ.ɪ.kəl/ US  /-əˈlɑː.dʒɪ.kəl/ adjective Diseases of the reproductive system venereologist     /-ˈɒl.ə.dʒɪst/ US  /-ˈɑː.lə.dʒɪst/ noun [C] Diseases of the reproductive system
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