venereology
/veuh near'ee ol"euh jee/, n.
the branch of medicine dealing with the study and treatment of venereal, or sexually transmitted, disease.
Also, venerology /ven'euh rol"euh jee/.
[1895-1900; < L venere(us) VENEREAL + -O- + -LOGY]

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