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deontology

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noun de·on·tol·o·gy \ˌdē-ˌän-ˈtä-lə-jē\

Definition of deontology

  1. :  the theory or study of moral obligation

de·on·to·log·i·cal play \ˌdē-ˌän-tə-ˈlä-ji-kəl\ adjective
de·on·tol·o·gist play \ˌdē-ˌän-ˈtä-lə-jist\ noun


1826

First Known Use of deontology

1826


Medical Dictionary

deontology

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noun de·on·tol·o·gy \ˌdē-ˌän-ˈtäl-ə-jē\

Medical Definition of deontology

plural de·on·tol·o·gies

  1. :  the theory or study of moral obligation

  2. de·on·to·log·i·cal \ˌdē-ˌänt-əl-ˈäj-i-kəl\play adjective
    de·on·tol·o·gist \ˌdē-ˌän-ˈtäl-ə-jəst\play noun




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