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thanatology

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noun than·a·tol·o·gy \ˌtha-nə-ˈtä-lə-jē\

Definition of thanatology

  1. :  the description or study of the phenomena of death and of psychological mechanisms for coping with them

than·a·to·log·i·cal play \ˌtha-nə-tə-ˈlä-ji-kəl\ adjective
than·a·tol·o·gist play \-ə-ˈtä-lə-jist\ noun



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thanatology

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noun than·a·tol·o·gy \ˌthan-ə-ˈtäl-ə-jē\

Medical Definition of thanatology

plural than·a·tol·o·gies

  1. :  the description or study of the phenomena of death and of psychological mechanisms for coping with them

  2. than·a·to·log·i·cal \ˌthan-ət-əl-ˈäj-i-kəl\play adjective




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