organology(redirected from organologic)
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1. The branch of biology that deals with the structure and function of organs.
2. The branch of musicology that deals with musical instruments and their construction, acoustic properties, classification, history, and broader cultural context.
or′gan·o·log′ic (ôr′gə-nə-lŏj′ĭk, ôr-găn′ə-), or′gan·o·log′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
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(Biology) the study of the structure and function of the organs of animals and plants
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the study of the organs of plants and animals. — organologist, n. — organologic, organological, adj.See also: Animals
the study of the structure and organs of plants and animals. — organologist, n. — organologic, organological, adj.See also: Biology
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