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organology

[ awr-guh-nol-uh-jee ]

noun

  1. the branch of biology that deals with the structure and functions of the organs of living things.


organology

/ ˌɔːɡəˈnɒlədʒɪ; ˌɔːɡənəʊˈlɒdʒɪkəl /

noun

  1. the study of the structure and function of the organs of animals and plants


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Derived Forms

  • ˌorganˈologist, noun
  • organological, adjective

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Other Words From

  • or·ga·no·log·ic [awr-g, uh, -nl-, oj, -ik, awr-gan-l-, oj, -], orga·no·logi·cal adjective
  • orga·nolo·gist noun

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Word History and Origins

Origin of organology1

First recorded in 1805–15; organo- + -logy

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Example Sentences

These primal laws are easily comprehended, and their application to the brain removes all the perplexing complexity of organology.

The special questions in Organology, on which Comparative Embryology throws light, may be classified under the following heads.

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