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organology

[ awr-guh-nol-uh-jee ]
/ ˌɔr gəˈnɒl ə dʒi /
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noun

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

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Origin of organology

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

OTHER WORDS FROM organology

or·ga·no·log·ic [awr-guh-nl-oj-ik, awr-gan-l-oj-], /ˌɔr gə nlˈɒdʒ ɪk, ɔrˌgæn lˈɒdʒ-/, or·ga·no·log·i·cal, adjectiveor·ga·nol·o·gist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for organology

organology
/ (ˌɔːɡəˈnɒlədʒɪ) /

noun

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

Derived forms of organology

organological (ˌɔːɡənəʊˈlɒdʒɪkəl), adjectiveorganologist, noun
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Medical definitions for organology

organology
[ ôr′gə-nŏlə-jē ]

n.

The branch of biology that deals with the structure and function of organs.

Other words from organology

or′gan•o•logic (ôr′gə-nə-lŏjĭk, ôr-găn′ə-) null adj.
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