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deontology

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

Definition of DEONTOLOGY

:  the theory or study of moral obligation
de·on·to·log·i·cal \ˌdē-ˌän-tə-ˈlä-ji-kəl\ adjective
de·on·tol·o·gist \ˌdē-ˌän-ˈtä-lə-jist\ noun

First Known Use of DEONTOLOGY

1826
Medical Dictionary

deontology

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

Medical Definition of DEONTOLOGY

:  the theory or study of moral obligation
de·on·to·log·i·cal \ˌdē-ˌänt-əl-ˈäj-i-kəl\ adjective
de·on·tol·o·gist \ˌdē-ˌän-ˈtäl-ə-jəst\ noun

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