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
April 26, 2015
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excessively ornate or intricate
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