Organology

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Organology That branch of biology which treats, in particular, of the organs of animals and plants. See Morphology.
    • Organology The science of organs or of anything considered as an organic structure. "The science of style, as an organ of thought, of style in relation to the ideas and feelings, might be called the organology of style."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n organology A branch of biology which treats in particular of the different organs of animals and plants with reference to structure and function.
    • n organology Phrenology.
    • n organology The study of structure or organization.
    • n organology In music, the science of musical instruments.
    • n organology The science, history, and mechanics of the pipe-organ.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Organology the study of structure and function
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Organ, + -logy,: cf. F. organologie,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr. organe—L. organum—Gr. organon.

Usage

In literature:

ORGANOLOGY OF GALL AND SPURZHEIM.
"Buchanan's Journal of Man, October 1887" by Various
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