clinology n.
[Gr. klinein, to slope; logos, discourse]
The study of the retrogression or decline of organisms after maturity, or after their phylogenetic apex as a group.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • clinology —   n. study of organism s retrograde development after passing maturity.    ♦ clinologic,   a …   Dictionary of difficult words

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