nasology


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Related to nasology: nasoscope

nasology

a scientific study of the nose. — nasologist, n.nasological, adj.
See also: Nose
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Outlined in the 1848 essay "Nasology: or hints towards a classification of noses," written by George Jabert under the pseudonym Eden Warwick, nasology was the first branch of the racial anthropology movement to focus on noses.