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museology

[myoo-zee-ol-uh-jee] /ˌmyu ziˈɒl ə dʒi/
noun
1.
the systematic study of the organization, management, and function of a museum.
Origin of museology
1880-1885
First recorded in 1880-85; muse(um) + -o- + -logy
Related forms
museological
[myoo-zee-uh-loj-i-kuh l] /ˌmyu zi əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl/ (Show IPA),
adjective
museologist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for museology

museology

/ˌmjuːzɪˈɒlədʒɪ/
noun
1.
the science of museum organization
Derived Forms
museological, adjective
museologist, noun
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