algology


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algology

[al′gäl·ə·jē]
(botany)
The study of algae. Also known as phycology.
(medicine)
The science and study of phenomena associated with pain.
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Over the past 10 years, the frustration posed to the medical profession by the maddening puzzles of chronic pain has led to a whole, new, intensely specialized branch of medicine called algology," explains Orens.
EFIC President and Director, Department of Algology, Faculty of Medicine at Istanbul University.