Definition of carcinology in English:

carcinology

noun

  • 1Zoology. The branch of zoology concerned with crabs and other crustaceans.

  • 2Medicine= "oncology"rare.

Origin

Mid 19th century. From ancient Greek καρκίνος crab, sore or ulcer, cancer + -logy, after French carcinologie.

Pronunciation

carcinology

/ˌkɑːsɪˈnɒlədʒi//ˌkɑːs(ə)nˈɒlədʒi/