Definition of Organology

1. n. The science of organs or of anything considered as an organic structure.



Definition of Organology

1. Noun. (biology) the study of the organs of plants and animals ¹

2. Noun. the study of musical instruments in relation to history, culture, and construction. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Organology

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Medical Definition of Organology

1. 1. 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." (De Quincey) 2. That branch of biology which treats, in particular, of the organs of animals and plants. See Morphology. Origin: Organ: cf. F. Organologie. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Organology

organoid tumour
organoids
organoindium
organoiodine
organoiodines
organoiridium
organoiron
organolanthanum
organolead
organoleptic
organoleptically
organolithium
organological
organologies
organology (current term)
organolutetium
organoma
organomagnesium
organomanganese
organomegaly
organomercurial
organomercurial hydrolase
organomercurials
organomercuric
organomercury
organomercury compounds
organometal
organometallic
organometallic chemistry

Literary usage of Organology

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1. An Encyclopædia of Agriculture: Comprising the Theory and Practice of the by John Claudius Loudon (1826)
"organology or exterior Anatomy of the Horse. 5578. ... The examination of the subject of organology is conveniently pursued by dividing it into head, neck, ..."

2. Shakespeare as a Physician: Comprising Every Word which in Any Way Relates by Jesse Portman Chesney (1884)
"organology. The stomach—Power of mind over function—Voluntary inanition—Its Pathology—What a physiologist!—Dietetic ideas of a hostess—An apt comparison—The ..."

3. On the Functions of the Brain and of Each of Its Parts: With Observations on by Franz Josef Gall (1835)
"DISCOURSE PRELIMINARY TO organology. On the Difficulties and the Means of determining ... Special organology is further accused of absurdity, extravagance, ..."

4. Travels Amongst the Todas: Or The Study of a Primitive Tribe in South India by William Elliot Marshall, George Uglow Pope (1873)
"... Influence of the Organs—Correlation between organology, Temperament, and Bodily Structure—Description of the main Temperaments amongst Oriental Races, ..."

5. Manual of Obstetrics by John Osborn Polak (1922)
"organology THE GASTROINTESTINAL SYSTEM .The gastrointestinal system in the adult consists of the following divisions: 1. The mouth with its accessory organs ..."

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