Organology
Organology Or`ga*nol"o*gy, n. [Organ + -logy: cf. F. organologie.] 1. The science of organs or of anything considered as an organic structure. [1913 Webster]

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. [1913 Webster]

2. That branch of biology which treats, in particular, of the organs of animals and plants. See {Morphology}. [1913 Webster]


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