museology
noun Etymology: museum + -logy Date: 1885 the science or profession of museum organization and management • museological adjectivemuseologist noun

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  • museology — [ˌmju:zɪ ɒlədʒi] noun the science or practice of organizing and managing museums. Derivatives museological adjective museologist noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • museology — mu·se·ol·o·gy …   English syllables

  • museology — mu•se•ol•o•gy [[t]ˌmyu ziˈɒl ə dʒi[/t]] n. the systematic study of the organization, management, and function of a museum • Etymology: 1880–85 mu se•o•log′i•cal əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl adj. mu se•ol′o•gist, n …   From formal English to slang

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