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noun eth·nol·o·gy \eth-ˈnäl-ə-jē\
plural eth·nol·o·gies

Medical Definition of ETHNOLOGY

:  a science that deals with the division of human beings into races and their origin, distribution, relations, and characteristics
:  anthropology dealing chiefly with the comparative and analytical study of cultures :  cultural anthropology
eth·no·log·i·cal \ˌeth-nə-ˈläj-i-kəl\ also eth·no·log·ic \-ik\ adjective


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