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The branch of astronomy that deals with the composition and structure of the planets of the solar system and with the relationships, similarities, and differences between them.
plan′e·to·log′i·cal (plăn′ĭ-tl-ŏj′ĭ-kəl) adj.
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(Astronomy) astronomy involving or relating to planetology
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