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noun Archaic.
  1. the branch of anatomy dealing with the soft or fleshy body parts.
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Origin of sarcology

First recorded in 1720–30; sarco- + -logy
Related formssar·co·log·i·cal [sahr-kuh-loj-i-kuh l] /ˌsɑr kəˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl/, sar·co·log·ic, adjective
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  • Sarcology, sr-kol′o-ji, n. the division of anatomy which treats of the soft parts of the body.

    Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 4 of 4: S-Z and supplements)