chp 6 medical and health professions

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  1. audiology
    the science concerned with the sense of hearing, especially the evaluation and measurement of impaired hearing and the rehabilitation of those with impaired hearing
  2. bacteriology
    scientific study of bacteria
  3. biology
    scientific study of living organisms
  4. cardiology
    study of the heart and its functions
  5. dermatology
    the medical specialty concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of skin diseases
  6. endocrinology
    study of teh endocrine system
  7. gastroenterology
    study of the stomach and intestine and their diseases
  8. gynecology
    the branch of medicine dealing with diseases of the genital tract in women
  9. hematology
    the science dealing with the morphology of blood and blood-forming tissues and with their physiology and pathology
  10. neurology
    the branchof medical science that deals with the nervous system, both normal and diseased
  11. oncology
    the sum of knowledge regarding tumors; the study of tumors
  12. ophthalmology
    the branch of medicine dealing with the eye
  13. pathology
    the branch of medicine trating the essential nature of disease, especially changes inbody tissues and organs that cause or are caused by disease
  14. physiology
    the science that treats the functions of the living organisms and its parts, and the physical and chemical factors and processes involved
  15. proctology
    the branch of medicine concerned with disorders of the rectum and anus
  16. psychology
    the science dealing with the mind and mental processes, especially in relation to human and animal behavior
  17. radiology
    the branch of medical science dealing with the use of x-rays, radioactive substances, and other forms of radiant energy in the diagnosis and treatment of disease
  18. urology
    the branch of medicine dealing with the urinary system in the female and the genitourinary system in the male
  19. physiatry
    the branch of medicine that deals with the physical restoration, rehabilitation, and maintenance of the body structures
  20. psychiatry
    the branch of medicine that deals with the study, treatment, and prevention of mental illness

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